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Liberty LEADS at Bank Street College

  • Natalia Fernandez
  • Career and College Success Advisor
  • (212) 875-4418

Program Description

Bank Street's Liberty LEADS program offers a comprehensive set of educational programs designed to meet the cognitive, social, and personal needs of students, beginning in grade five through their final year of college. Liberty LEADS' holistic approach allows students to discover their strengths and talents, challenge themselves, take ownership of their education, and expand their horizons beyond what they had ever imagined possible.

Our Vision

To provide all underserved and underrepresented youth with access to the resources necessary to realize their potential and make positive contributions to society.

Our Mission

To empower underrepresented youth by helping them attain higher education, embrace leadership engagement, and create a positive future for themselves and others.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 160
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Between 50% and 75%