A Better Chance

A Better Chance has identifying, recruiting and developing leaders among underrepresented young people of color throughout the United States since 1963. The oldest and only national organization of its kind, they select, prepare, place and support high-performing middle and high school students of color in some of the most rigorous and prestigious independent day schools, boarding schools and public schools in the country.



families of color advised & supported




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Help students of color realize
their dreams

Help substantially increase the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.

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