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Change the lives of homeless and foster-involved youth by matching them with virtual education coaches

Founded: 2018 by Shanté Elliott

  • Program Area

    Education, Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics

    Female, Racial or Ethnicity Minority

How different would the educational outcomes and career prospects of homeless and foster-involved students and youth look if youth had a personal coach, available 24/7, to facilitate connections and help accomplish education and life goals?

TasselTurn is the leading college and career coaching platform for homeless and foster-involved youth. Students use our app to create, monitor, and track educational goals and build skills through e-courses that keep youth on the pathway to graduation.

Our Vision is that every homeless and foster-involved student and youth graduates high school connected to: college, career, and community.

Funders and Awards

Echoing Green, Camelback Ventures