News & Events

Leaving Her Mark

When she joined Starfish, Scholar alum Tashinda Jackson was dealing with the death of her grandmother. Little did she know that her Mentor Ann Brackett would become an integral part of her support system.

Finding Your Voice: Leadership Camp 2014

Over 250 Scholars and chaperones participated in Leadership Camp 2014: Discovering Your Passion and Finding Your Voice. For young people, discovering that they have a voice is critical in their development.

Workplace Encounters: Defining Career Paths for Scholars

There is a philosophy at Starfish that we try to instill in all our Scholars — the sooner you begin thinking about your career, the better off you’ll be. 

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

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.

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.