Our partners and programs advocating for education for school-aged children are:
- Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Enables children in rural Madison County to improve their quality of life and well-being through research based educational programs, including 4-H.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Alabama's "School-Based Mentoring/Reading/Literacy" - Matches a caring volunteer mentor (Big) with a protege (Little) through an extensive preparation and thorough training process; services are delivered during school time with an at-risk child or youth.
Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama's "Academic Success" - Engages children and youth with tools to grow academilcally and personally, through a nationally-proven model during "out of school"/"after school" time (plus exploration of careers and youth development).
The Care Center's "Fuel Their Hunger to Learn" - Matches student needs to selected services such as individualized tutoring, supplemental weekend food support, pro-graduation focus, and increased experiences with technology for children 5 to 18 in southern Madison County communities.
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama's "Girl Scouting in the School Day" - A staff-led, in-school program engaging low-income girls grades K-5 in a model program, focused on leadership, financial literacy, STEAM, and healthy living competencies.
Girls, Inc.'s "Comprehensive Program" - A year-round program equipping girls to grow into healthy, independent, and educated woomen through a quality national model with a local focus.
Village of Promises's "Children's Defense Fund Freedom School" - Addresses the needs of children in high-poverty neighborhoods, specifically summer learning loss and literacy as part of their pipeline of support from birth through college.