AFSC is a Quaker organization founded in 1917 that includes people of various faiths who are committed to peace and justice. The Greensboro, North Carolina office of AFSC focuses on immigrant rights, peace & economic justice, and youth empowerment. AFSC’s work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth and dignity of every people, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. The organization’s mission and achievements won worldwide recognition in 1947 when it accepted
Interests: Youth Outreach
Mission Statement: Americana Community Center strives to provide a spectrum of services to the diverse individuals and families of the Louisville Metro area, including refugees, immigrants, and those born in the U.S. These services enable people to realize their individual potential, build strong families, and create a healthy & supportive community for all. The great cultural, ethnic and economic diversity of our community, especially the neighborhoods surrounding Americana, provide a wealth of challenges and opportunities. Americana was founded to address these
Americans Helping Americans Summer Camp provides a healthy outlet for children living in the the impoverished regions of Beattyville, Kentucky. Many of these kids are children in low-income families, many times being raised by grandparents on fixed income, living in homes and trailers 20 years past their life expectancy. The Americans Helping Americans summer camp aids children in escaping their world of poverty by giving them positive and constructive camp opportunities of arts and crafts, swimming, working with others, and camp
Anna’s Place NOLA (the newly combined missions of Anna’s Arts for Kids and St. Anna’s Medical Mission) is a place of peace where children realize their potential, and where families and the community are nurtured so that poverty and violence no longer make their home among us. Located at St. Anna’s Episcopal Church in New Orleans’ Treme neighborhood, we promote healing and wholeness of body, mind and spirit. Our year-round program for students ages 5-14 offers academic support, private music
The Ark is a short-term emergency preschool program for children ages 3 to 5 whose families are homeless or in the early stages of recovery from addiction. A primarly focus of this program is to support language and social skills development to better prepare children for school.
The mission of the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) is to educate, engage and empower the community to fight hunger. Founded in 1979, ACFB currently distributes nearly two million pounds of food and other donated grocery items each month to more than 800 nonprofit partner agencies in 38 counties in Metro Atlanta and North Georgia. ACFB supports a wide range of people in need, from children to the working poor. Food pantries, community kitchens, childcare centers, night shelters and senior centers
Founded in 2003, Austin Voices for Education and Youth is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging school reform efforts, building a new generation of young leaders and supporting Austin families to reduce social and economic barriers for students. Starting in 2007, Austin Voices developed the Family Resource Center model that now supports 11 campuses in 2 school districts. Part of an innovative community-based school reform model, the FRCs support low-income families with comprehensive supports, including access to healthcare, employment assistance,
Our mission is to nurture the development of our young people and guide them along the path to future success by providing an environment that supports excellence in education, good character and citizenship, and a healthy lifestyle.
The Boys, Girls, Adults Community Development Center provides programs and services related to adult education, youth development and education, housing, parenting, health, and economic development for low- and moderate-income residents in the Delta region.
Elementary & Middle Summer Institute All Bridges students from the summer after third grade until the summer before ninth grade participate in the five-week Elementary and Middle Grades Summer Institute held on the campus of St. Paul’s School. Over six summers in the program, students build strong peer and adult relationships, gain academic enrichment, and receive valuable exposure to the arts, sports, outdoors, college, careers, and community service. Weekend Mentoring The Bridges Weekend Mentoring Program was started in 2009. The goal of the