We have an incredible opportunity here at the Charleston Promise Neighborhood and, like everything else we do here, we’re seeking your input and support. We’ve been invited to submit a grant application for a multi-year project focused on empowering and supporting women who live in the Neighborhood, and we’ve got about a month to get […]

Community Engagement in Action

Real community engagement does not occur without the efforts of dedicated volunteers, and this week we want to recognize some of the tremendous inroads we are beginning to make, due to several special folks. For the Charleston Promise Neighborhood to be a success, members of the community must know who we are, our goals as […]

Ideal Elementary is “College-Bound” and We Need Your Help to Get There!

In our last blog post, Dwayne talked about some of the elements of success that the Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ) has built into its seamless system of college-bound programs and services.  They include starting programs in early childhood, expanding learning opportunities through extended-day and extended-year services, and increasing parent involvement, just to name a few. […]