Common Unity

Topeka, Kansas

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Common Unity is a unique mentoring program for Highland Park High School students in Topeka, Kansas, pairing students with mentors over 50 who care about their success and believe in their potential to achieve their goals. Mentors help students learn life skills and apply for college. More importantly, they teach life lessons and stand behind students, wherever life takes them. Studies show that students have more success when a community pitches in to help, and allows them to grow together.


College advice & support for under-served youth


Mentors connect with youth and help them thrive


Students and mentor's build life long connections




Impact

$50 helps...

pay for one student take the ACT.

$100 helps...

pay for two college application fees for two students.

$500 helps...

pay for 8 students to take the ACT.

$1,000 helps...

pay for college application fees for 25 students.

$5,000 helps...

pay for financial literacy courses for 25 students.

$10,000 helps...

pay for college prep courses for 25 students.

$50,000 helps...

pay for college visits for 25 students and a parent or guardian.

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