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Journey Academy (Fall 2023)

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Journey Academy is the academy for the next wave of leaders. The academy ignites young people ages 10-14 with FREE engaging hybrid 6-week courses focused on Black Studies, Business, and Technology classes. The classes are offered every second and fourth Saturday of the month, 10:00am-2:00pm. Youth will be able to connect with youth from across the state and be provided with light lunch and homework support as well. There are 25 total in-person youth spaces available for the classes. The first class will begin October 14th. Email for any further questions. Youth will be able to register for one course per 6 week session and re-register for the next session to continue their learning.

Black Studies:

REAP’s Black Studies class is intended to call students on a journey of self discovery and increased awareness of African and African American History. Students will be challenged to engage in conversations, activities, and projects which move students towards a stronger understanding of their history.


Entrepreneurship & Business:

REAP’s Entrepreneurship & Business class creates opportunities for students to unleash their innovation and explore ways to create their own wealth to become self-sufficient.


In bringing to scale entrepreneurial opportunities for students. Students develop baseline skills in pursuing business ventures, strengthening public speaking skills, and foster networking skills to build relationships with community members, mentors, and potential business investors. 


Computer Coding: 

In these courses, students will gain an introduction to coding as students get acquainted with the principles of programming, algorithm, logic, and language. Computer coding is the language of the future and REAP aims to ensure our future leaders can communicate this skill in their communities. 






Journey Academy Day Schedule

10:00am-10:15am- Welcome

10:15am-11:15am- Homework Support

11:15am-12:15pm- BS| EB| Computer Coding

12:15pm-12:45pm- Lunch

12:45pm-1:15pm- BS | EB| Coding |

1:15pm-2:00pm- Free Time and Close

2:00pm- Student Pick Up


BS = Black Studies

EB = Entrepreneurship & Business class







The Course Catalog:


FALL SESSION (10/14/23-1/13/24)

  • Black Studies (Black Inventors)
  • Entrepreneurship & Business class (Business Ideas)
  • Computer Coding class


Class Dates







October 13th, 2023 2:00 PM to January 13th, 2024 2:30 PM
10808 NE Halsey St
Portland, OR 97220
United States