Saturday Tongan Education Program
STEP is a weekly program which connects 5C student volunteers through the AARC with the Inland Empire Tongan community. STEP fosters growth in local Tongan youth by providing academic tutoring, cultural activities, and other concrete resources. Through STEP, the AARC and the Tongan community hope to expand services and relationships with the Pacific Islander communities of the surrounding area.
Participants work in conjunction with students from the Claremont Colleges during STEP and throughout the week if needed. The program attendees range from those in pre-school to college, and also includes young parents and community elders. Moving forward, STEP seeks to expand and focus it’s programming for students,
Pomona College, Walker Lounge
649 North College Way,
Claremont, CA 91711