Posh Academy Enrolling New Scholars

BreakOUT!'s Posh Academy prepares LGBTQ youth and young adults to take their HiSET (formerly the GED) and is currently accepting new scholars.  The program is possible through a partnership with the Youth Empowerment Project's NOPLAY Program. The classes meet three times a week, Tuesdays-Thursdays 4-6pm. All classes take place at BreakOUT!’s drop-in space and office, 1001 S. [...]

By |2020-05-20T19:03:30-06:00February 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Posh Academy Enrolling New Scholars

BreakOUT! Launches GED Classes with Youth Empowerment Project’s NOPLAY

A groundbreaking study published in 2010 found that gay and transgender youth are up to 3 times more likely to experience harsh disciplinary treatment by school administrators- including suspension, expulsion, and school arrest.  For many transgender youth of color, this school-to-prison pipeline quickly leads them toward time behind bars. Since our founding in 2011, BreakOUT! [...]

By |2020-05-20T17:53:53-06:00October 19th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on BreakOUT! Launches GED Classes with Youth Empowerment Project’s NOPLAY
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