Our Mission


We help students make opportunities happen.

Every student deserves a chance to forge their own route to a bright future – no matter where they’re from, or what resources are available to them. For 26 years, we’ve worked side-by-side with schools, colleges and businesses to help students find their own brilliant pathways by becoming college and career ready.

Dream Day

The Atlanta Hawks hosted 30 Brown Middle School CFES Scholars at their Dream Day youth seminar, where they participated in activities focused around Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of social activism and inclusion.

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Summer Gala

CFES Brilliant Pathways is hosting a summer gala on Saturday, July 13 with 100 percent of the proceeds to support rural schools and underserved students in high-need communities.

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Health Care Careers

One of the first things students want to hear about when Dr. John Fortune walks into their classroom is his most shocking cases as a trauma surgeon. By the end of class, all they want to hear about is the high-quality jobs in health care he came to tell them how to access.

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