Throughout the years UP Partnership has had one goal: to create alignment in policies, practices, and strategies that affect young people in the community. Here’s a look at where we’ve been and what we’ve accomplished.
The City of San Antonio announces the creation of P16 Plus Council of Greater Bexar County, an initiative to improve the educational success of children.
Separate from P16 Plus, Diplomás launches as a collective for Latinx success through funding by the Lumina Foundation.
Separate from P16 Plus, Excel Beyond the Bell SA, a network focused on out-of-school time youth development programs, launches under the umbrella of the San Antonio Area Foundation.
The City of San Antonio accepts a call to action from the Obama Administration to create a network focusing on boys and young men of color.
UP Partnership becomes the backbone organization to Diplomás.
In partnership with P16 Plus, the City of San Antonio launches an action plan to launch My Brother’s Keeper San Antonio.
Board adopts new mission statement, values, and guidelines. It expands its focus to include all youth serving institutions, not just educational ones.
Excel Beyond the Bell merges with P16 Plus.
P16 Plus rebrands as UP Partnership, an abbreviation for “unlocking potential.”
Our Tomorrow, a network building leadership and working groups around issues young people care about, launches at the annual Youth Voice Summit.