"Deeds, not words"
Young people are struggling all across America. They may have obstacles at home; in their neighborhood; in their school – or in all three settings. Funding sources often focus on intervention. Students are struggling academically and with behavior issues – on the verge of dropping out.
Community center staff members and educators desperately work to make an impact. But problems with said issues don’t begin to surface in middle school. Often times they have been problems that plagued these students their entire school career, and for some, their entire life. The problems should be addressed so much earlier.Read More
The program design is based on 50 years of Resiliency and Developmental Asset Research, and references Intercultural Maturity Research. The program creates assets by building partnerships in the community between schools, community centers, families and faith-based organizations. The schools, centers and programs are assets but the focus of the program is developing teens that become role models for kids coming behind them.Read More
World of Change Leadersis a high school leadership and service-learning program; a Leadership to Service (community service club); and a summer leadership development camp.
World of Change Leaders program focuses on: Leadership Development; Building community partnerships; creating social capital; developing Intercultural Maturity skills; creating civic-minded young people; community service utilizing teen and college leaders in: school day tutoring/mentoring; after school support; summer leadership camp.Read More