Includes a youth enrichment program, ASCEND℠ with efforts designed to motivate, engage and assist high school students in reaching their maximum potential. ASCEND℠ focuses on Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills. Students in the program have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational employment.
Three health concentrations: Alzheimer, Stroke and Heart Disease, and Mental Health. The Alzheimer's disease and Caregiver Support Program generates awareness and support for Alzheimer's programming and research. Stroke and Heart Disease Awareness campaign emphasis are in hypertension management, diet, and exercise. Mental Health awareness is generated by bringing attention to the mental illness among diverse populations with low utilization of mental health services.
Family Strengthening Programs targets critical issues facing many families, including lack of food, shelter and financial means. Community-based Childhood Hunger Initiatives is generated through a partnership with local agencies, food banks, and community pantries. The Family Seasonal Wraps Program provides hats, gloves, socks, scarves, coats, sweaters and other seasonal wraps for families in need. Fiscal Responsibility Programs is a partnership with organizations and families to help increase their understanding of budgeting, basic financial planning, and benefits of home ownership.
Includes programs that promote and provide healthy environments and improve the quality of life in the underserved communities. The Playground Project provides children with safe and inviting places to play by restoring and renew existing community and school. The Acts of Green Program encourages recycling, litter prevention, and waste management through daily green efforts in local communities.
Global Classrooms Project prepares youth for an increasingly global and complex society. This program is carried out in partnership with the UNA-USA (United Nations Association) to expand understanding of the UN, its mission and focus. The Africare program focus on youth hunger initiatives on the continent of Africa.