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
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The Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center (BRAAC) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian center that provides education and services for children and families affected by autism and unique learning challenges, such as Learning Disabilities. It was founded in June, 2009 through a merger between two well established programs whose mission was the same: provide services to children in the Roanoke Valley and Lexington area who struggle to learn and succeed in typical environments. As the merger of The Achievement Center and the Blue
“Helping people reclaim lives lost; we restore hope and dignity by offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency.” BRC is one of New York City’s largest, most experienced and most successful providers of housing and services for homeless adults. BRC today is a $68 million organization with 27 programs throughout the greater metropolitan area.
Bread for the City was established in the mid-1970s out of concern for the homeless, the hungry and the needy of the District of Columbia. Today, Bread for the City provides vulnerable residents of Washington, DC, with comprehensive services including food, clothing, medical care, legal and social services. Each month, more than 10,000 individuals are helped by the organization’s food and clothing services, and the medical, legal and social services clinics care for more than 2,000 individuals each year. Bread for
The Cabbage Patch Settlement House is a local, non-profit Christian organization. Our mission is to equip and empower at-risk children, youth and their families, to be self-sufficient by helping them maximize their economic, educational, emotional, moral, physical, social and spiritual potential. We accomplish this through three major programs: Counseling and Family Services, Recreation and Youth Development and Educational Opportunities.
Camden City School District is in a historic period of change. With the recent state intervention, Camden is uniquely poised to transform and re-focus its efforts to ensure all students have the academic and personal skills required to succeed in life. Currently, Camden City has 26 district and 11 charter schools serving more than 15,000 students in total, of whom nearly 95% qualify for free or reduced price lunch. The district is committed to building talented and committed cadres of
CampInteractive (CI) aims to inspire the next generation of technology leaders from under served communities. We use cutting-edge tech education tools to provide students with the skills and opportunities they need to succeed, and instill the leadership qualities necessary to achieve their potentials. CI Summer Interns will work with CI staff to execute the YES (Young Entrepreneur Summit), a 10-14 day program where students learn the different aspects of the project development cycle as well as useful entrepreneurial skills. The program,
CAPUP strengthens communities by providing resources for people to help themselves. Interns will become familiar with all programs administered by CAPUP, including Virginia CARES, Employment Services, Child Care Food Program, and Emergency Services Program. Community action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People, Inc. (CAPUP) is a private
Capstone Community Action provides comprehensive services to help people achieve economic well-being with dignity and develops partnerships to strengthen Vermont communities. Our commitment is to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty, to work with individuals and families to move out of poverty, and to advocate for economic justice for all Vermonters.
Career Collaborative is a private, non-profit organization that partners with employers to help low-income, unemployed and under-employed workers get and keep jobs. Its Job-Search Course helps participants get full-time permanent jobs with benefits and to understand the employer’s point of view once employed. Career Collaborative provides two years of ongoing support to help clients be successful over time. More than 70 percent of Career Collaborative clients remain employed for a minimum of this two-year period. These services are offered at