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True Colors Wins Newport News Micro Enterprise Grant Program

True Colors Wins Newport News Micro Enterprise Grant Program

Overview The Economic Development Authority of Newport News, Virginia recognizes that the establishment and development of micro-businesses is essential to a diverse and successful economy. The Micro Enterprise Grant Program has been established as a pilot program for...

True Colors visits Millersville University

True Colors visits Millersville University

Monday, April 25th our True Colors program continue our college tours with a visit to Millersville University. Millersville University was established in 1855 as the Lancaster County Normal School, the first state normal school in Pennsylvania. It subsequently changed...

True Colors visits Shippensburg University

True Colors visits Shippensburg University

On Wednesday, April 20, the Steelton-Highspire High School True Colors cohort visited Shippensburg University. One of fourteen state-supported universities in Pennsylvania, Shippensburg University offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the Colleges of Arts and...

Joanne Lohman speaks to our True Colors group

Joanne Lohman speaks to our True Colors group

Raising Tomorrow's Champions! Our True Colors program was uplifted, inspired and motivated by the "One and Only" Joanna Lohman! Joanna's book entitled "Raising Tomorrow's Champions" is a must read for anyone involved in teaching, coaching or leadership! Joanna's 45...

True Colors visits Fighter’s Heaven

True Colors visits Fighter’s Heaven

Fighter’s Heaven is a hidden treasure among Pennsylvania’s cultural heritage. Once used by Muhammad Ali as a training camp (1972-1981), this landmark is dedicated to one of modern American history's greatest boxers and justice advocates. Our co-founder, Dr. Todd Mealy...

True Colors visit Howard University and tours Washington DC

True Colors visit Howard University and tours Washington DC

True Colors is a college and career-readiness program that partners with school districts to engage middle and high school students in life skills, occupation skills, and practical knowledge to excel in life after graduation. True Colors provides a customized...

True Color Officially Partners With Steelton-Highspire School District

True Color Officially Partners With Steelton-Highspire School District

True Colors," a joint initiative by the educational and nonprofit sectors, has partnered with the Steelton-Highspire School District in Pennsylvania to help middle and high school educators inspire citizenship and service. The “True Colors” initiative strives to help...

New Book Aims To Help Teachers Discuss Diversity

New Book Aims To Help Teachers Discuss Diversity

Todd Mealy, who is white, was 12 years old and grooving to the music at a football game with his black friends when an older white man approached him and spoke derogatorily of Mealy's involvement with them. The encounter upset Mealy, robbing the event of its joy....

Primary Areas of Focus

Education Cohort

The Education Cohort gives learners the practical knowledge needed to succeed in the field of education in the 21st century, making it a singular early-teacher preservice program for high school students

Arts Cohort

Students looking for another space to hone skills in performing or fine arts will join the Arts Cohort, where they will be taught by a national team of seasoned professionals.

Athletic Coaching Cohort

True Colors has a veteran group of athletic coaches, both current and retired, and representative of a cross-section of men’s and women’s sports that will guide students in the practical and character skills needed to coach student-athletes in the youth, interscholastic, and collegiate levels.

Entrepreneurship Cohort

The entrepreneurship cohort equips student with skills and knowledge to start a new business or work collaboratively with a team of entrepreneurs.

Health Science Cohort

True Colors provides an introductory health science course designed to prepare high school students with skills to pursue careers in the fields of nursing, health informatics, diagnostics, and support services.