The Afterschool Alliance take a closer look at the afterschool program experience of children and families living in communities of concentrated poverty. These are neighborhoods, or grouping of neighborhoods, where there is a high concentration of families living below the poverty line. This is the first time that America After
OBMAPAC 4701 N. Lincoln Blvd. OKC, OK 73105 Phone: 405-213-8077 The Oklahoma Black Museum and Performing Arts Center Presents: STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) in conjunction with its celebration of Black History. There will be presentations by African American Engineers, Medical Professionals, Educators and Business Owners. We will also
Tulsa World – June 23, 2015 “Whether it’s a strong grip on a racket or a firm handshake, participants in Youth at Heart’s tennis program are learning the fundamentals of both sport and life. “What we do is teach them teamwork, sportsmanship and how to get along with others,” said Bob
by: SARA PLUMMER World Staff Writer Saturday, December 11, 2010 Something as simple as a note card made Marion Wilkins smile this week. A child decorated the card in Christmas colors with the words, “You R loved” written on it. It was delivered to Wilkins with her meal from Meals
Whiz Kids program helping 900 inner-city students succeed The program is a faith-based organization that partners with inner-city churches to provide one-on-one tutoring to students who live in high dropout areas. Melissa Howell email@example.com Oklahoman Seven-year-old Eric Franco twisted his mouth into a sideways smile as he pondered the question
Gallup Student Poll and America’s Promise Alliance partnered to give 450,000 of America’s students a voice. This survey, “Youth Readiness for the Future”, took place in the summer of 2010 and measures the hope, engagement and wellbeing of America’s students. Click to download the findings.
In Oklahoma City, the Regional Food Bank has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club to offer healthy snacks after school. The club in Oklahoma City is one of 18 sites in central and western Oklahoma with a Kids Cafe. The food bank estimates about 850 children are served currently
by: MIKE AVERILL, Tulsa World Monday, November 08, 2010 The room full of kids at the South Haven Manor recreational center was restless as they sat with their eyes shut, each waiting their turn to open their eyes and walk over to one of the sacks of candy placed around
The Executive Director of an organization called Bring Back the Music hopes a new program will fill a void left by a lack of music education in public schools. The program works in conjunction with the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma, and will offer students
First Lady Michelle Obama launced the Let’s Move! campaign to solve the childhood obesity epidemic. The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity reported to the president, outlining an action plan to end the problem of childhood obesity within a generation.
Promise Neighborhoods Grant Opportunity The U.S. Department of Education has released its federal application for Promise Neighborhoods – a new program investing in the future of children from birth through college by building a pipeline of social, educational, and health supports in poor communities in urban, suburban, and rural areas
Hands-on STEM activities for a "shoestring" budget.