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Preparing Boston Students for College, Career and Life

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Generation Success is a city-wide campaign that works with Boston-area schools, out-of-school programs, parents/caregivers, nonprofits and industry groups to prepare students for life after high school, and help them discover and explore the universe of opportunities throughout Boston and our region.

Goal: Each and every student in Boston graduates high school fully prepared to further their education and achieve success in life as they define it.

Campaign Initiatives:

Generation Success campaign efforts support the following:

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Class of 2024 and 2025 Challenges

Learn more about this year’s Challenge and how Generation Success works with Boston Public Schools (BPS), counselors, teachers and parents/caregivers to ensure all 9th and 10th graders have the tools to set their goals and ultimately complete their My Career & Academic Plan (MyCAP) success plans.

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Program Announcement

Generation Success is excited to announce our list of College, Career and Life Readiness exemplar programs! From building critical thinking to cultivating social awareness, self-efficacy and communication skills – these 70+ programs provide our high schoolers with a multitude of meaningful learning and professional opportunities. Please join us in celebrating these exemplar programs and learn more about their summer and fall offerings for students!

Mentoring Model

In a new post - get a glimpse at how a cross-industry partnership was able to leverage hybrid technology to design a summer program that immersed students in possible career paths in Architecture, Construction and Engineering.

Learn More

Check out our Generation Success brightspot toolkit – Harnessing Boston’s Collective Energy to Prepare Students for College, Career and Life. See how nonprofits, industry groups and educators, like Autodesk, Boston Society for Architecture, Rapid7, Elkus Manfredi Architects, Harvard Medical School – and more – are already empowering and inspiring students through exciting and creative professional opportunities.


Generation Success Leadership Group

Antonia Marinova, The Boston Foundation/Success Boston
Samuel Acevedo, Boston HERC
Eric Arnold, Hale Education
Marsha Inniss-Mitchell, Boston Public Schools
Samantha Lord, Elkus Manfredi
Kellyanne Mahoney, Autodesk
Ted McEnroe, The Boston Foundation
Lavonia Montoute, EdVestors
Hal Munger, Elkus Manfredi
Alex Oliver-Davila, Sociedad Latina
Marjorie Ringrose, Smith Family Foundation
Joe Rosenbaum, United Way
Marinelle Rousmaniere, EdVestors
Chris Smith, Boston After School & Beyond
Michelle Sylveria, Boston Public Schools
Jasmine Toussaint, Campus Without Walls