Youth Targeted by the EETP

Since fall 1995, over 500 low-income Bay Area youth from the following schools and community-based organizations have participated in the EETP:

  • Castlemont High School
  • Fremont High School
  • Oakland High School
  • Westlake Jr. High School
  • San Francisco Educational Services
  • Berkeley Youth Alternatives
  • Pacific Research and Training Alliance
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • RISE
  • Menlo-Atherton High School
  • OICW
  • Oakland Technical High School
  • Calvin Simmons Jr. High School
  • Far West Alternative High School
  • Roosevelt Jr. High School
  • McClymonds High School
  • Skyline High School
  • Bret Harte Jr. High School
  • Havenscourt Jr. High School
  • Berkeley High School
  • Encinal High School
  • Carter Middle School
  • Notre Dame High School

Here is the profile of the young people that CSL serves in the Entrepreneurship and Employment Training Program:

  • over 97% of students performed below the national average on the SAT and ACT college admissions tests, the two lowest performances in the Bay Area’s 64 school districts (California High School Performance Report, Department of Education, 1997)
  • over 98% of students are low-income, 58% are on welfare, 79% live in single-parent households, and 23% are under juvenile court supervision (Fremont High)
  • over 95% of students that participate in the EETP have not prepared a resumé or used the Internet before the EETP, and do not have a computer at home (Castlemont High)

Contact CSL if you are interested in setting up an Entrepreneurship and Employment Training Program in your region, focus area or funding area.