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Just Gettin' Started equips Black youth with the tools, resources, and community necessary to get started in life. 


How it started

Initially, Just Gettin’ Started was a reactionary response  our founder gave to a mentee going through a rough patch. Like many first-generation, Black college students, Nia was overwhelmed, stressed about her future, and second-guessing her every move. Her response was simple:


“You’re just getting started, Nia. Give yourself some grace. Be patient with yourself. Take some time to look at all you’ve accomplished despite the cards being stacked against you -- that alone is worth celebrating.


From there, Just Gettin’ Started was born. 

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