Step Up on Campus

Step Up on Campus is a national evidence-based supplemental school program.

See below to learn more about the curriculum, meet our students, and support our programming!

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Step Up programming is facilitated by an on-campus educator who helps teens explore careers, strengthen their social-emotional skills, and connect to mentorship opportunities and developmental experiences in their communities.

2022-2023 school year by the numbers:

  • 817 unique teens
  • 21 school partners
  • 508 unique mentors
  • 750 hours of mentorship

2023-2024 school year curriculum:

  • 12 weeks of social emotional learning through a career exploration lens
  • 1 corporate field trip
  • 1 week on financial literacy
  • 1 week on mental health and well-being

Support Step Up’s Class of 2024



Support programming for one class of high school seniors.



Support programming for three high school seniors.



Support programming for one high school senior.



Provide supplies for one session of career preparation programming.


Step Up Class of 2024 - Atlanta

Step Up Class of 2024 - Chicago

Step Up Class of 2024 - Dallas

Step Up Class of 2024 - Los Angeles

Step Up Class of 2024 - Nashville

2022-2023 School Year Impact

Student Reflections

“I learned more about myself, how I want to spend my high school years, and how certain things can help me in the future when applying to college. My favorite activity was looking through careers and identifying what I am interested in.” - Marilyn

“I feel as if I gained a bigger sister I never had.” - Samaya

“Thanks for coming into my life. With your help, I now know what I really want to do in the future. This program should keep happening all the time.” - Ruby

"I enjoyed the aspects of learning about careers and getting creative. I felt like I was able to step out of my comfort zone" – Alexa

"My favorite topics were the talks about college and careers. Something I gained from Step Up was more clarity on what I want in the future/upcoming years." - Abigail

"[Step Up] guided me into looking at new careers and different paths I can take considering my own personal tastes." - Lesly

Participating School Partners


Drew Charter School

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School

North Atlanta High School

Brooker T. Washington High School


Argo Community High School

Chicago Academy High School

John F. Kennedy High School

Muchin College Prep

Ogden International High School


Uplift Grand Preparatory

Uplift Hampton Preparatory

Uplift Infinity Preparatory

Uplift Luna Preparatory - Secondary

Uplift North Hills Preparatory

Uplift Wisdom Preparatory


Maplewood High School

Stratford STEM Magnet High School - Upper Campus

Whites Creek High School

New York

Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy Charter High School

The Charter High School for Law & Social Justice

The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria

Los Angeles

Alliance Gertz-Ressler High School

Alliance Leichtman Levine Environmental Science High School (ESAT)

Alliance Margaret M. Bloomfield High School

Alliance Patti & Peter Neuwirth Leadership Academy

Alliance Susan & Eric Smidt Technology High School

Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School

Ednovate - East College Prep

John Marshall Senior High School

Stella High Charter Academy

Step Up on Campus Supporters

Contact Us

Step Up
Charity Navigator. Four star charity
Candid. Platinum Transparency 2024
Employer of National Service
510 South Hewitt Street #111 Los Angeles, CA 90013

Phone: 201-468-0568 / Email:

Step Up is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit registered in the US under EIN: 95-4701468.

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