To dismantle the cradle-to-prison pipeline for children of color
and children in poverty through education.
The 2021 ECOC Annual Summit will be held virtually on January 16, 2021. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for educators, juvenile justice, and child welfare professionals to enhance their ability to retain and inspire the students they serve. It is also an opportunity for high school students to learn about themselves while they explore higher education. Finally, the Summit is an opportunity for parents to learn to communicate with schools and with their children to maximize their child’s success.
The 2021 SAT prep sessions will be held on Tuesdays starting February 2nd and ending on April 6th from 6:00-7:30pm via Zoom. Click on the link below to register for SAT Prep.
Join the ECOC Planning Committee
Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 7:30am by Zoom. If you are interested in joining please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
14th Annual ECOC Summit
January 16, 2021
Every year in January, we host our annual summit. Over 1,000 students, professionals and parents attend.
Registration for the Fall session of Diversity University is now open.
The purpose of this institute is to improve the ability of professionals and the community to respond to the needs of a culturally diverse population.
The SAT Prep program offers tutoring to help students prepare for the SAT test. This program starts after the ECOC Summit and goes through mid-April each year.
The ECOC Leadership Academy is designed to enhance students' leadership capabilities, confidence, and ability to pursue higher education and career opportunities.
This year we will be awarding $20,000 in scholarships and educational awards. Visit the Scholarship page to apply. As of 2020, ECOC has provided over $200,000 in scholarships and educational gifts. This is a monumental milestone in ECOC history!!!
iInspire recognizes youth from El Paso County, Colorado, who have overcome adversity and inspired others to do the same. iInspire’s goal is to recognize those youth who might not receive recognition, but definitely deserve it.
Children of color are more likely to experience negative outcomes in the school, child welfare and juvenile justice systems than their white peers. Explore the data here.
Keep up to date on what's happening at ECOC, including fundraising events, training opportunities and more.
Scholarships and Educational Gifts
This year we will be awarding $20,000 in scholarships and educational awards. Visit the Scholarship page to apply. Since 2008, we have awarded over $200,000 in scholarships and educational gifts. We have also given away over 200 laptops.
The 14th Annual ECOC 2021 Summit will be held on January 16, 2021
Cost: Free to parents and students, 8th grade and above. $35 for professionals who register in advance.
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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.
Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help those in need. Together, we can make a difference.
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