OJS is a 501(c) (3) Long Beach community-based organization dedicated to equipping Long Beach youth in underserved communities with the skills and vision necessary to graduate from high school and realize their potential through a college education. We focus on serving first generation college entrants and assist students beginning as early as 7th grade and continuing through high school graduation and beyond.

News & Updates

Operation Jump Start was featured in an article by Everything Long Beach that highlights National Mentoring month. Check it out hereEverything LB Article Screenshot

OJS students and mentors took part in the 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace and Unity Parade and helped spread the importance of mentoring.

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Giving to OJS has never been easier! Shop using Amazon Smile and at NO cost to you OJS receives additional donations thanks to AMAZON.

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OJS would like to thank the following businesses for their generous contributions during our recent Holiday Party and Pledge Drive:
Naples Rib Company
La Strada
Domenico’s Italian Restaurant
and Bundts on Melrose