Non-profit organization with independent 501(c)(3) status

ESP Education & Leadership Institute, Inc.

To level the playing field in education for BIPOC youth, especially boys of color from under-resourced communities, by supplementing what parents and schools can provide, including year-round and multi-year academic enrichment, mentoring, positive role models, life advice, career exposure and networking, equipment, resources and other supports.

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  • LEARN ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Increasing and Diversifying STEAM Student Pool

    Math is an important component of STEAM, and literacy is a part of every content area. In 2021, 80% of Black, Latino and economically disadvantaged students didn't meet math standards, and over 60% didn't meeting English standards. 70% of 5th, 6th and 8th graders and 65% of 4th, 7th and 11th graders didn't meet math standards. Equity demand, and our project will address the lack of math/literacy preparedness that prevents the majority of under-represented students from pursuing STEAM.