How will East Bay College Fund scale?

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A Unique cascading leadership model  has enabled us to scale by 400% since 2011:

East Bay College Fund utilizes a corps of their own upperclassmen as paid interns – CREW Leaders to provide support for a group of new Oakland freshman at the college. This leadership model is also used for a corps of Mentor Leads to support a cadre of new mentors.

Structured partnerships with colleges:

22 colleges so far have signed a Declaration of Support with East Bay College Fund to provide a range of services to Oakland students attending their schools- there is a range of financial support and counseling, tutoring, and summer bridge support offered depending on the college.

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In partnership with Beyond 12, all students will have the support of a mobile app to remind them of key deadlines, basic college transactions, and connect to other students

Partnerships with other college access and/or college persistence services leverage additional support for students.