The Comprehensive After School System (COMPASS) at AAFE is a youth leadership-building program that runs from October to May for 9th and 10th graders. COMPASS emphasizes personal and skill development, healthy dialogue and discussion, as well as team building all through a social justice framework and structured curriculum. 

Some key components of the COMPASS program includes the following: 

  • Weekly meetings every Monday or Thursday from 4-6PM
  • Workshops on college readiness 
  • Community service opportunities to accrue service hours
  • Professional and leadership development
  • Career Conference in April featuring professionals in fields like STEM, business & entrepreneurship, law, public health, education, social work, creative arts, and more 
  • One-on-one mentoring and counseling at least twice a semester 

For more information or if you’re interested in applying, email us at youth[at]aafe[dot]org.

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