The Situation

East of the river, neighborhoods display a poverty rate that is three times higher than the rest of Washington, DC. Research shows that where poverty exists, opportunities for higher education are scarce and the pipeline to prison is reinforced.

Over 50% of public school students come from low-income families

68% Of all males in prison do not have a high school diploma

60% of Americans don’t have a college degree

60% of employers believe there is a lack of preparation for entry-level jobs

Our Mission

Our mission is to create a pipeline to professions in the event industry for youth.

Our Vision

Alumni experience access to opportunities that fundamentally impact their development and result in economic independence throughout their lifetime.

Our Values

• Education

• Service

• Community

• Opportunity


What We Do

EnventU addresses these social issues, opens up alternative pathways of higher education, and advances
national efforts to close the workforce skills gap through the untapped talent of young people.