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Baton Rouge Youth Coalition

  • Baton Rouge Youth Coalition
  • 460 N. 11th St.
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • (225) 456-5752
  • 2009
  • (225) 456-5752
  • Director of College Counseling
  • (225) 456-5752

Program Description

The Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC) prepares high-achieving, under-resourced high school students to enter, excel in, and graduate from college so they can become full participants in society. We promote intellectual and emotional exploration and risk-taking by offering programs that allow students to think and express themselves freely. Our primary aims are cultivating Fellows' intellectual curiosities, guiding them toward greater self-awareness and self-acceptance, and fostering a space in which we all can develop a critical consciousness. Success in the college application process is crucial, and to that end, Fellows are asked to perform at a high level in a variety of ways. But BRYC's main goal is to help students become critical and creative thinkers, and thoughtful, resilient, engaged citizens.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 250
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Baton Rouge Community College
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
  • Southeastern Louisiana University