Our Mission: Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, Tuskegee NEXT seeks to transform the lives of at-risk youth through aviation education and career path opportunities, so they can transform their communities.

Our Strategy: Tuskegee NEXT seeks to provide role models and a clear path toward aviation careers through: Flight Training, Life Skills, and Educational Assistance.

Our Three-Tiered Approach:

FLIGHT TRAINING

  • Young Eagles Rally (Introduction to the Aerospace Industry)

  • ACE Camp (Aviation, Career and Education Camps)

  • Tuskegee Airmen Youth “Safe” Summer Aviation program at O’Hare

  • Tuskegee NEXT (8 week flight training school to obtain their pilots license)

LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM

  • Aerospace careers and education briefings to students by aviation professionals

  • Mentorship Program (Aviation professionals paired with students)

  • Community Service Projects

  • Collaboration, networking and capacity building with other young professionals eager to soar in aviation

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE

  • Exposure to all careers in the Aerospace Industry via the STEM program

  • Scholarships

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Internships (paid and unpaid)

  • Career Assistance (civilian industry and military)