A Message from our CEO, Dustin Phillips
We remain dedicated to expanding our programming and services as we look to the future. In 2023, we will emphasize meeting our client’s mental health needs, expand our presence in area correctional facilities, and provide more services to formerly incarcerated individuals. We are also updating our three-year strategic plan and are preparing to add end-to-end services for current clients.
None of this would be possible without the support and encouragement of our stakeholders, supporters, and clients. Your hard work, advocacy, and generosity help us continue to deepen our community impact and work toward our vision of a Texas without generational poverty.
Thank you for your unwavering commitment to ORS and the people we serve. We look forward to another year of exciting and impactful work together.
People Served in 2022
Financial Aid Applications
College Applications Completed
Dollars in Scholarships and Grants Secured!
Pre-College Program Student Engagement
2022 saw the largest attended 6-week summer program in ORS Pre-College program history. 180 students from Alvarado, Keene, Rio Vista, and Venus high schools attended college-style courses in Math, Science, Language Arts, & Civics. Students also experienced college life by living in the dorms for three days, participating in intramural-esque sports, financial literacy workshops, and many other first-year activities often experienced by collegegoers.
Educational Opportunity Center High Impact Services
From financial literacy & career information to admission applications and academic counseling, our EOC team provides a whole gamut of services to help clients succeed in higher education. Our services allow our clients to create a foundation for their future.
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