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Self Enhancement, Inc.

  • Self Enhancement, Inc.
  • 3920 N. Kerby Avenue
  • Portland, OR 97227
  • (503) 249-1721
  • 1981

Program Description

Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI) is a nonprofit organization that supports underprivileged youth. In 35 years, SEI has grown from a 1-week summer basketball camp to a flourishing agency serving thousands of students each year in the greater Portland, Oregon area. SEI is the largest African-American led non-profit organization in Oregon state, with plans to replicate our agency and school model across the country.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 1%
  • White: 4%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 6%
  • Other: 3%
  • African American: 85%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 16395
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Fisk University
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Oregon
  • Winston-Salem State University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 81%