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JET Foundation's Youth Leadership and Success Institute (YLSI)


September 24th, 2011
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Los Angeles
Southwest College
1600 Imperial Hwy,
Los Angeles, CA

(In the Village behind the GYM)


Easy opening canned food items and / or winter blankets for the homeless!


Since its formation in 2005, JET FOUNDATION INC has been actively engaged in researching and assessing Los Angeles Unified School District [LAUSD] ever increasing elementary and high school dropout percentage.


The JET Foundation is continuing to make a profound difference in our communities. Our latest news has to do with the announcement of new and continued initiatives we have planned for 2009.


The JET Foundation, Inc. (501 c 3) is a non-profit organization dedicated to Molding Young Minds, Strengthening Families and Building Communities.

Established in the inner city of Los Angeles during 2005, The JET Foundaiton evolved from a passionate community response to address gang prevention and the commitment to literacy needs of the local community.

As a non-profit Los Angeles community organization we are committed to providing solutions for success to traditionally underserved and disenfranchised youth groups,blending “high tech, high touch” computer technology.

With programs the JET Foundation's Youth leadership and Success Institute (YLSI) on the historic campus of Los Angeles Southwest College, students not only learn but have better behavioral and attitude change in a loving, caring, supportive environment that will encourage, energize and enlighten them to Seek and Live their Dreams!

Led by J. Eldridge Taylor, Jr."JET" our Roadmap to Student, Parent & Community Success programs are rooted in a foundation that is about personal empowerment and achievement. Join Us




Meet J. Eldridge Taylor, Jr.

James Eldridge Taylor Jr.,
President and CEO

James Eldridge Taylor, Jr. (J.T.) is a life-long resident of Los Angeles and is actively involved in his community. Diverse activities include the Lions Club; Atherton Men of Today and Tomorrow (mentorship); Community Network- LA; Holly Park Homeowners Association; and Sunday School teacher at Atherton Baptist Church.





Mission Statement:

The specific purpose/mission of The JET Foundation is to address, change and improve the Educational, Economic, and Heath disparities that adversely and disproportionately impact African-American and Latino Youth, in a way that eradicates poverty.

Providing solutions for success to traditionally under-served low and moderate income families and youth, grades K-12. In order to realize this purpose, The JET Foundation has developed a comprehensive approach to providing the educationaland “high tech “high touch applications.


Additionally a comprehensive approach to meeting the educational and vocational needs of these youth will include:


1) Offering student tutoring services.


2) Combining mentoring and online resources to provide access to additional resources


3) Gang prevention through promoting Academic Achievement, Self-esteem development and Community involvement


4) Working with parents and their children to develop individual academic and financial plans to support academic goals through Dream Attainment and Time Management mapping.


5) Preparing students for a success path via Financial Freedom, Communication Skill Building curriculum, Etiquette awareness and Health, Wellness and Fitness education.





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