Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. We provide language, literacy, and social-emotional programming in preschools located in underserved communities while promoting equitable access to quality early learning. Here at Jumpstart UCLA, we partner with passionate undergraduate students to “jumpstart” early learning in 12 preschool classrooms across Los Angeles.

Current Partners:
• Salvation Army Bessie Pregerson CDC
• VOALA Mar Vista Head Start
• LAUSD Marvin EEC
• LAUSD Wilton Place (in-process)
• LAUSD Crescent Heights EEC (in-process)
• LAUSD Laurel EEC (in-process)

Past Partners:
• LAUSD Normandie Ave EEC
• LAUSD Marina EEC
• LAUSD Westminster EEC
• VOALA Overland Head Start

Jumpstart (FY22)

  • Children served: 13,000+
  • 4,000+ Corps Members
  • 70+ Jumpstart sites
  • 650+ classrooms

Jumpstart (total)
• 133,000 total children served
• Sites in 15 states
• 58,000 alumni