A Better Chance

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A Better Chance (ABC) is a non-profit organization with the goal of helping more gifted young people of color to become well-educated by attending high-achieving boarding, day, and public schools in the United States.[1] ABC was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in New York, New York, with regional offices around the United States.[2][3][4][5]

Notable Alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Charity Navigator - Advanced Search".
  2. ^ Grossberg, Blythe (2017-12-26). "A Better Chance Helps Students of Color Attend Top Schools". Thoughtco.com. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  3. ^ Hall, Mia (2016-06-03). "'A Better Chance' is Changing the Landscape of Leadership". Nbcnews.com. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  4. ^ "Scholarship Program Provides Opportunities For Students Of Color". News One. 2015-08-04. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  5. ^ Meraji, Shereen (2013-06-08). "Fifty Years Later, 'A Better Chance' Trains Young Scholars : Code Switch". NPR. Retrieved 2018-10-12.
  6. ^ a b c d Meraji, Shereen (June 8, 2013). "Fifty Years Later, 'A Better Chance' Trains Young Scholars". National Public Radio. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  7. ^ A Better Chance (September 24, 2017). "A Better Chance - Posts". facebook.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018. Did you know that the incomparable Roxane Gay (Phillips Exeter, 92) is also an alumna of A Better Chance?
  8. ^ Bonnie Jenkins. "Bonnie Jenkins - LinkedIn". linkedin.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  9. ^ Helman, Scott (May 24, 2006). "Beating odds, a uniter rose from Chicago's tough side". The Boston Globe. Boston, Massachusetts: Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2018.