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Operation Jump Start

The mission of Operation Jump Start (OJS) is to help low-resourced, high-potential first-generation students get in, stay in, and graduate from a four-year college. We do this by providing academic support, mentoring, and exposure to a broader world.

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3 Submitted Ideas

  • CREATE ·2023 Grants Challenge

    College Success

    College Success provides enhanced support to high school upperclassmen and college students. This program, beginning in the 11th grade and following students until they graduate college, ensures academic success as students navigate college admission and attendance, stewarding them through to degree attainment.

  • LIVE ·2022 Grants Challenge

    OJS program expansion

    By creating a chance at a college education, OJS offers a path out of poverty for first- generation students of Long Beach so that they may not only succeed academically, but also in life. Our ultimate marker for success is degree attainment. The funds from the LA2050 grant challenge would provide critical support as we take our first steps towards our newly launched goal to serve 475 students across all OJS programs by the fall of 2024.

  • LEARN ·2020 Grants Challenge

    College Success

    College Success provides enhanced support to high school upperclassmen and college students. This program, beginning in the 11th grade and following students until they graduate college, ensures academic success as students navigate college admission and attendance, stewarding them through to degree attainment.

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