About the Organization
MissionBIG Steps Towards Educational Prosperity and Success Under Pressure (BIG S.T.E.P.S. U.P.), believing that ALL individuals can be successful, improves outcomes across behavioral, social, emotional, and academic domains of youth and adolescent development.
BIG Steps Toward Educational Prosperity and Success Under Pressure
is a comprehensive educational program designed to provide services and improve outcomes across behavioral, social, emotional, and academic domains of youth and adolescent development; specializing in pre-College, College, and post-College readiness and preparedness.
The mentoring goals of BIG S.T.E.P.S. U.P. include working with communities and populations who are often marginalized, such as ethnic minorities and youth living in rural areas, where educational and mental health services are typically lacking. In addition, BIG S.T.E.P.S. U.P. provides opportunities for outreach and education to racially and ethnically diverse communities about mental health, and removing the stigma surrounding help-seeking for mental health questions and concerns