Iowa: Juntos

Brief Site Description: 
This project proposes to increase high school graduation rates and college applications among Latino and African American youth who are at-risk for not completing high school. The Juntos: Together for a Better Education program model is implemented which includes one-on-one academic coaching for youth, a family focused workshop series, 4H/Youth Life Skills activities, and opportunities to visits institutes of higher education. A rigorous repeated measure program evaluation will be implemented. This project promotes the CYFAR outcome for teens to demonstrate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior necessary for fulfilling, contributing lives.