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Welcome

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Making a DifferenceMaking a DifferenceMaking a Difference

 Working to improve the quality of life for disadvantaged students

About Us

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Our Team

Our Mission

Our Team

Our amazing team of educators and business professionals are committed to helping first-generation college students and students with disabilities transition to college.  We take our convictions and turn them into action.  Think you would be a good fit? Click the action button Get Involved.

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The Need

Our Mission

Our Team

 Louisiana colleges has among the lowest college retention rates in the nation: First-generation college students and students with disabilities have much higher rates of drop outs than their counterparts.  

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Our Mission

 We will work to increase the number

of disadvantaged students who

complete college successfully through partnerships and community support. 

Our Programs

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  Dedicated to improving the quality of life for first-generation college students by providing the basic supplies needed to begin college successfully and professional mentoring  that will encourage students to stay in school and keep them connected to the community.  We want to celebrate and support those in Shreveport who are among the first in their family to attend and graduate from college. 


OUR EVENTS


  Annual Trunk Giveaway!  First-generation college freshmen are invited to hear inspiring messages and collect need-to know resources. Each attendee will receive a college footlocker filled with dorm room supplies - Registration begins July 20. 


Dorm Room Supply Drive - Donate dorm room essentials at designated drop off locations to support the Trunk Giveaway. 


How You Can Help

  • Become a Corporate Sponsor with a donation of $1000 dollars or more. 
  • Become a friend of Shreveport Goes to College with a donation of $500
  • Sponsor a college footlocker filled with dorm room essentials for $250
  • Donate during the Dorm Room Supply Drive at selected locations. 
  • Make a one-time or monthly donation by clicking the action button below

Make checks payable to 

YouToo, Inc. 

904 E. Kings Highway, 71105

Click here to view our Dorm Room Supply 

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If These Walls Could Talk

 Offers guidance to

families of students with disabilities

on how to navigate the education system successfully. Email  questions to hello@youtooinc.com.

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Calendar of Events

February 29, 2020

8th Annual State of Black Shreveport Symposium and Economic Summit

9:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Southern University at Shreveport, Jesse N. Stone, Jr. Lecture Hall, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107

Event Details

February 29, 2020

8th Annual State of Black Shreveport Symposium and Economic Summit

We invite you to visit our table and join our efforts...hope to see you there!

9:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Southern University at Shreveport, Jesse N. Stone, Jr. Lecture Hall, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Shreveport, LA 71107

March 5, 2020

C.E. Byrd’s 12th Annual College and Career Fair

6:00 PM - 8: 00 PM

C.E. Byrd High School, 3201 Line Avenue, Shreveport, LA. 71104

Event Details

March 5, 2020

C.E. Byrd’s 12th Annual College and Career Fair

We invite you to learn about Shreveport Goes to College and join our efforts in supporting first-generation college students. 

6:00 PM - 8: 00 PM

C.E. Byrd High School, 3201 Line Avenue, Shreveport, LA. 71104

April 23, 2020

Southwood High School College and Career Fair

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Southwood High School, 9000 Walker Rd., Shreveport, La, 71118

Event Details

April 23, 2020

Southwood High School College and Career Fair

We invite you to learn about Shreveport Goes to College and join our efforts in supporting first-generation college students. 

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Southwood High School, 9000 Walker Rd., Shreveport, La, 71118

August 08, 2020

2nd Annual Shreveport Goes to College Trunk Giveaway

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LSUS - University Center

Event Details

August 08, 2020

2nd Annual Shreveport Goes to College Trunk Giveaway

 We invite first-generation college freshmen to enjoy inspiring messages and collect need-to-know resources. Participants will leave with a ...

Event Details

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LSUS - University Center

Local nonprofit helps first-generation college students

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