The mission of Summer Search is to find resilient low-income high school students and inspire them to become responsible and altruistic leaders by providing year-round mentoring, life-changing summer experiences, college advising, and a lasting support network. Summer Search is a leadership development program with a unique commitment to providing long-term support and opportunities that enable low-income high school students to achieve their potential and create change all around them. Founded in San Francisco in 1990, Summer Search now operates seven program sites nationwide serving over 900 high school students and nearly 2000 alumni in 2008.

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Meyer Family Portfolio: Summer Search

A national leadership development program that helps low-income young people graduate high school, go to college, gain successful careers, and give back to society.