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Stoughton Youth Commission

  • Katie Purcell
  • Leadership & Civic Engagement Fellow
  • 7813412252

Program Description

The Stoughton Youth Commission sponsors the Stoughton Leadership Institute. This is an after school program in which youth build leadership skills and perform community service in Stoughton. Additionally the facilitator of the program provides one-on-one advising with youth on goal setting and college prep.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • Parent/family services

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 15%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 20%
  • Other: 15%
  • African American: 50%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 20
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Between 25% and 50%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Bridgewater State University (1)
  • Johnson & Wales University (1)
  • Massasoit Community College (1)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (1)
  • Worcester State University (1)