For Schools

The Social Justice Learning Institute was founded utilizing curricula focused on advancing educational equity. Programing such as the Urban Scholars course is successful at providing direct student intervention leading to increased academic and personal growth.

Administrators choosing to integrate SJLI curriculum can anticipate the following benefits for participating students: 

  • 95% high school graduation rate
  • 80% post secondary acceptance
  • Increased academic competencies
  • Improved self-efficacy
  • Increased attendance 
  • Improved behavior over time
Resources Provided to Schools

If you operate a school committed to improving educational outcomes for young men of color, we want to work with you.  

SJLI programming is typically offered during the school day as an elective period, or as an extra-curricular offering. All participating school sites will receive a designated school site coordinator to work directly with your selected instructors. 

Instructors Receive:

  • Complete curriculum
  • Curriculum training and ongoing support
  • Regular professional development

Students Receive:

  • College preparation education and guidance
  • Exposure to college level coursework
  • College fieldtrips & tours
  • Academic and leadership retreats
  • Educational conferences and trainings 
  • Eligibility for a Perlman Foundation scholarship
  • Heritage-based education
Current Educational Equity Partners
  • California Community Foundation
  • Environmental Charter Schools
  • Inglewood Unified School District
  • Long Beach Unified School District – Male Academies 
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • The All Ways Up Foundation
  • Sacramento City Unified School District 
How to Enroll

Enrollment for each school site is uniquely designed to address the needs of a particular campus and student body. Program costs are determined after initial consultation. 

If you would like to learn more about SJLI’s educational equity programs, and to schedule a consultation, please complete the following inquiry form. We will respond to your request within 48 hours.