REAP Academy is a collaborative initiative between the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Division of Diversity and Engagement, Africana Studies Program, and Project GRAD Knoxville. An acronym for rights, equity, access, and various types of participation, this academy is designed to introduce young scholars to concepts of social issues, social justice, and social change. Young people will be engaged in a variety of classes, field trips, and experiential learning opportunities.
Applications for the 2022 program will be due on May 6 at Noon (EST) and can be submitted to the school contact or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Austin-East contact: Cynthia Manning Dirl
Fulton contact: Christi Kirk
Vine & Whittle Springs contact: Liz Thacker