• MLK Young People’s Oratorical Contest

    The BSL Educational Foundation Inc., Black History Oratorical Competition is designed to give Greater Hartford students an opportunity to shine...

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  • Edward E. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

    The Edward E. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship, is awarded to deserving Hartford-area male high school students who have demonstrated an interest...

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  • Go-to-High School, Go-to-College

    Go-to-High School, Go-to-College a program established in 1922, concentrates on the importance of completing secondary and collegiate education as a...

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  • Alpha Academy & Project Alpha

    Alpha Academy/Project Alpha an initiative that provides middle and high school students job readiness, college preparation tools to motivational sessions during...

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  • Dream Chaser

    Dream Chaser an initiative that provides young people with best practices and skills that aid in identifying ones aspirations –...

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  • RE: IMAGINE Leadership

    RE: IMAGINE Leadership an initiative that provides leadership training clinics for young male leaders of the 21st century. Using a...

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  • Youth Leadership Conference

    Stay tuned for updated information regarding this year's (2016) Conference!

  • Alpha Beautillion

    [envira-gallery id="1969"]   Since the early 1900’s, organizations such as Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Jack & Jill, The Urban...

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The BSL Educational Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit charitable arm, which focuses on providing scholarships to college ready students, youth development programs, training and development. BSL Educational Foundation encompasses the implementation of Go-to-High School, Go-to-College, Project Alpha, The MLK Young...

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  • The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

    – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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