Beyond Emancipation

College Support (b2b)

The b2b community is a collaboration between EOPS, NextUp, and B:E that supports probation placement and current/former foster youth to enter and be successful at local colleges and universities.  The program includes:

  • Coaching, case management, information and referrals
  • Support with financial aid applications and challenges
  • Career & technical education program support to fast-track youth to employment in their field of interest
  • Academic counseling, education planning and support
  • Skill-building and team-building workshops on campus

b2b Eligibility

  • Current or former foster youth or probation placement youth
  • Earned GED or high school diploma
  • Up to 25 years of age

For questions contact:

Shanina Shumate, b2b Senior Coordinator
Cell or text: 510-301-0786
Email: sshumate@beyondemancipation.org