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College & Career Preparation for Underserved Youth

Empower My Hood Incorporated (EMH Inc.) is a growing non-profit organization that specializes in college access and success. Our team is composed of young black professionals who grew up in similar underserved communities.

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Empower My Hood Inc.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide students with the necessary tools they need to achieve their academic and career goals.

Here at Empower My Hood Inc., we are committed to being an integral part of progressive change that supports and values our community. Our team is committed to supporting our students through the college application process. Our website provides the foundation you will need to begin your journey towards the career of your dreams!

Make College Happen with Empower My Hood


College Planning

FREE college planning workshops


Get College Funding

CHECK OUT our Scholarship & Financial Aid Tools


SAT & ACT Preparation

College Board SAT Calendar/Services

Khan Academy Test Prep


Vote with Confidence

Sign up for election reminders and get help with voter registration and voting by mail — all in one place!


Community Outreach Events

Legal Resources, Education and Child Psychology Resources, Health and Mental Health information

Stay Informed

Join the Empower My Hood Mailing List for recent news, upcoming events, and more!

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  • Annual Community Scholarship Gala
    Sat, Jun 10
    Jamaica Performing Arts Center
    Jun 10, 8:00 AM – Jun 11, 8:00 AM
    Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432, USA
    EMH will be hosting our Annual Community Scholarship Gala on Saturday, June 10th, 2023, at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica N.Y. The ceremony will be from 12-4pm. Together with our Queens Community, EMH will honor the academic achievements of our 2023 Scholarship Reci

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