About us

Transforming communities & changing lives one child at a time.


Where We Started

PROPEL, Inc.; People Reaching Out to Provide Education & Leadership was founded in 2004 with a mission to support academic advancement, leadership development, and post-secondary planning for middle and high school-aged students who attend Title 1 schools.  PROPEL is dedicated to supporting the academic and social-emotional needs of the most vulnerable in our community. Providing programming to adolescents who are systemically underserved, PROPEL fosters self-sufficiency and supports the development of strategies to overcome obstacles.

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Our Board

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Programs & Services

PROPEL offers many educational opportunities to prepare its students to be industrious, creative, caring and productive citizens as well as lifelong learners. The academic, career, social, and emotional needs of all students are best met when there is a cooperative approach among the program staff, students, and parents. 

Make a difference

Every person has the chance to make a change for good — no matter how big or small. Our donation, together with those of our other supporters, brings us ever closer to our goals.

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There’s more than one way that you can help. Whether you want to work, volunteer, or donate to Propel, there are plenty of ways to join us in making a real difference. 

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