What do we do?

CASH (College Access Study Hall)

Grades 9-12

SOUL partners with high school sports teams to provide a space for student-athletes to participate in college readiness workshops and receive homework support before attending practice. CASH is currently held at H.D. Woodson High School, Maya Angelou High School and Luke C. Moore High School in DC, Mervo High School in Baltimore, and Thurgood Marshall Academic High School in San Francisco

Sister Circle

Grades 9-12

Sister Circle provides a safe space for female student-athletes to explore personal development and receive mentoring. This program was created to empower and promote educational excellence within our female student-athletes community by equipping young ladies with tools needed to remind themselves of their self-worth and significance to the world around them.

Young Men's Roundtable

Grades 9-12

This program was established create a safe space for young men to be vulnerable and promote self-efficacy. Round Table addresses the community concern of the lack of male support in schools and provides mentors for low-income young males highly likely to engage in risky behaviors.

Urban Sustainability Education

Grades 9-12

SOUL collaborates with the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Science at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) and the HD Woodson’s S.T.E.M. department to provide Urban Sustainability Education for a cohort of H.D. students. This program uses an environmental sustainability lens to explore economic, agricultural, and sociological factors in DC and the greater community.

College 101

Ages 16-18

This program ensures low-come college-bound student-athletes acquire the writing and math skills required to matriculate through their first year of college. This is a Saturday programs. The academic team also helps students understand the university resources afforded to them upon their arrival on campus.

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