Program Spotlight

 

Program Spotlight – Citizen Schools

At CITIZEN SCHOOLS, adolescents work side by side with experts to explore new fields, learn new skills, and build a foundation for their future. We serve adolescents in low-income communities at a critical point in their development - as they search for their pathway...

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Program Spotlight – High Point LEAP

High Point LEAP (Literacy Empowers All People) is a non-profit, grassroots, multicultural dropout intervention program focused on uplifting children and families through literacy. We believe that education is a ladder out of poverty and we seek to hold up the ladder...

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Program Spotlight: Mangum Elementary After School Care

Mangum Elementary After School Care is a program for K-5th graders. They started a cooking class that they do twice a week. All children are involved in the program, where they cook, prepare, and are taught about new foods that they have never had before. The children...

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Program Spotlight: The Bridge Downeast

The Bridge Downeast has been in operation since 2011. They started out as a place for teens to come on Friday and Saturday nights and have expanded to a 21st Century Learning Center afterschool program and summer camp. They provide a safe place for kids to come after...

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Program Spotlight: Dropping Seeds for Science

Dropping Seeds for Science is a division of Dropping Seeds in Motion which offers customized, interactive science based workshops which integrate learning through movement. Highly interactive, movement workshops help students retain scientific concepts. Workshops also...

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Program Spotlight: Str8t Progress

Everything starts with a vision and a dream. As a child, we begin to color the canvas of our life and everything we do has a color and it affects us in ways we don't even realize. Str8t Progress was a vision and a dream, because we thought back to when we were...

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Program Spotlight: CMAST Youth Programs

CMAST Youth Programs provides a variety of programs for young people who are interested in Marine and Environmental Sciences and Technology. Some of their Programs include: Sea Wolf 4H Club for youth age 13-18 within the club we have a Science Communications Team, ROV...

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Program Spotlight: S.T.E.M. West

This past summer, 27 educators from across the region, including Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, and Lincoln counties spent the week training to become GEMS coaches and create GEMS Clubs. GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) clubs will enhance self-efficacy...

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Program Spotlight: HEAL Charlotte

HEAL Charlotte is a new initiative that provides affordable after school care in challenged neighborhoods. By locating after school care in the recreation or common areas of apartment complexes, HEAL Charlotte provides positive, constructive environments during...

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