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MOY exposes students to a number of opportunities, including Leadership Academy, Team Mentoring, College Tours, Summer Enrichment Academy, international travel via the J.U.S.T Global Fellowship, and scholarships through the Tyreic E. Hemphill Memorial Scholarship Fund. Through this dynamic design, participants receive intellectually challenging programming, positive role models to help set long-term aspirations as well as the support required to nurture and fulfill those aspirations.

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Movement of Youth mentors are college students from across the country that provide support, guidance, and friendship to a young person. By becoming part of the social network of young adults and community members, mentors help to empower youth to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential.

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A Mentee

Rising Fifth- through Eleventh-graders with a minimum 2.0 GPA (C Average) are eligible for participation in the program. Upon successful completion of an application process, students gain admission to the program.

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Through Movement of Youth, I was nurtured and guided along my own path,

enjoying myself all the while. Movement of Youth empowered me to go the extra mile and tap into my greatest potential.”

– David Reavis, MOY Graduate and Site Founder

100%

of students graduate from high school

96.5%

of students
attend college

over

25,000

volunteer hours completed since 2006

News & Events

Mentee Michael Rogers accepted to summer abroad program

April 22, 2015 by admin

Movement of Youth mentee and Research Triangle High School student Michael Rogers was recently accepted to a summer abroad program in Costa Rica through Education First educational tours. While abroad, Michael will have the opportunity to visit the historical cities of San Jose, Carara, and Monteverde. He will travel alongside a group of approximately 15-19…Read More

Movement of Youth mentees Cierra Mills & Michala Mills receive multiple achievement awards as graduation approaches

April 22, 2015 by admin

Movement of Youth mentees and sisters Cierra Mills and Michala Mills have both received numerous academic, extracurricular, and service-related awards as they prepare for their graduation from Ravenscroft Independent School. Cierra has been recognized in the top 3% of her graduating class. She will be attending High Point University in the Fall to major in…Read More

Mentee Ashlan Bowdry inducted into honor society

April 22, 2015 by admin

Movement of Youth mentee and Hillside High School freshman Ashlan Bowdry will be inducted to her high school’s Freshman Honor Society on Friday, April 24th at 6:00 PM. In addition, she recently qualified for the 4A Midwest Regionals in track & field for the 400-meter dash, 4×200 meter, and 4×400 meter. We congratulate Ashlan on…Read More

Mentee Ashlee Hopkins accepted to two universities

April 22, 2015 by admin

Movement of Youth mentee and Jordan High School senior Ashlee Hopkins was recently accepted to both North Carolina Central University and Winston Salem State University. While in college, Ashlee plans to study nursing. Ultimately, she would like to become a registered pediatric nurse. Ashlee plans to make her final college decision very soon! She will…Read More

NCCU Movement of Youth Mentor accepted into summer research programs

April 22, 2015 by admin

Movement of Youth mentor and North Carolina Central University junior Kiera Benson was recently accepted to three internship programs for the summer – The Medical Education Development Program at UNC, the Summer Biomedical Research Program at ECU, and the ECU Future Doctors Program. Kiera is a Pharmaceutical Sciences major. She feels that her participation in…Read More

UNC Mentors Paige Hopkins & Briana Kelly join NPHC sorority

April 22, 2015 by admin

UNC Movement of Youth mentors Paige Hopkins and Briana Kelly both became members of the Theta Pi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. on Sunday, April 19th. They crossed alongside 29 other undergraduate women. We congratulate them on this major accomplishment!

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