• Unleashing the potential
    • Strengthening our community
    • First generation college graduate
    • Breaking the cycle of poverty
    • Making a difference one at a time
  • Starfish Initiative inspires, encourages, and prepares promising, economically disadvantaged students for college and career success. To achieve this goal, Starfish pairs economically disadvantaged high school students one-on-one with college-educated mentors.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Kick-off 2014: The Next Step in the Journey
Kick-off 2014: The Next Step in the Journey

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
-Saint Francis of Assisi

Dedication and Determination Define Scholar-Mentor relationship
Dedication and Determination Define Scholar-Mentor relationship

Through Jim’s dedication, Calvin will have the tools he needs to succeed in college – and become another Starfish success story.

2014 Graduates: The Courage to Continue
2014 Graduates: The Courage to Continue

This May, Starfish Initiative celebrated the courage of 79 of its Scholars as they leave high school and embark on the next chapter in their lives.

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