Back on Track to College


JFF's Back on Track model has doubled the postsecondary entry rate for opportunity youth and improved it six-fold for young men of color, with strong persistence rates. Learn how the model, implemented in dozens of communities across the country, prepares young adults who lack a pathway to college for postsecondary education and helps them successfully transition.

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  1. Learn about a successful model to ensure opportunity youth, especially young men of color, enter and succeed in postsecondary education
  2. Learn how to implement successful strategies to ensure opportunity youth enter and succeed in postsecondary education in your own community
  3. Learn about the policy supports and system changes that enable scaling and sustainability of a successful model for opportunity youth to enter college


  • Lili Allen, Associate Vice President, JFF


Lili Allen, Associate Vice Pres, JFF

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