News + Updates

Upcoming Event: CPN’s 7th Annual Social Studies Bowl

Upcoming Event: CPN’s 7th Annual Social Studies Bowl

Join us for our 7th Annual Social Studies Bowl on Thursday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m. Our students spend a lot of time preparing for this event every year and are excited to show off everything that they have learned!

School Based Health Awareness Month

School Based Health Awareness Month

February: School Based Health Awareness Month Early one Monday morning, a student returned to school with her father, updated immunization records in hand as well as information regarding her weekend visit to urgent care for the school nurse to keep on file. The...

Family Science Night: Bright Stars, Brighter Futures

Family Science Night: Bright Stars, Brighter Futures

As autumn came around and the ever blistering heat went down a few degrees in Charleston, it was officially time for another round of Family Science Nights. Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN) hosts Family Science Nights in order to give the community that they...

What Our Staff Says About National Non-profit Day

What Our Staff Says About National Non-profit Day

What is your favorite thing about working at a nonprofit? At Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN), we are a mission-focused organization which strives every day to increase access to opportunities for the students and families in our community through various...

Community Forum on Gentrification Identifies Key Issues

Community Forum on Gentrification Identifies Key Issues

One definition of gentrification is “the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste.” While renovation and improvement both sound like positive things, the effects of gentrification are not positive for all....

DIGSOUTH and Charleston Promise Announce Partnership

DIGSOUTH and Charleston Promise Announce Partnership

DIG SOUTH Tech Summit Partners with Charleston Promise Neighborhood Program funded by a grant from the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism seeks to change the face of business startups   Charleston, SC – February 25 – DIG SOUTH Tech Summit...

Storytree Has Students Acting Out – And That’s Good!

Storytree Has Students Acting Out – And That’s Good!

First graders prance about a stage in fits and starts as Andrea Rausch spits out commands. She shouts for them to stop and students halt, posed, as if preserved in amber, in the wild contortions of running. Rausch orders them to sit and they flop to the ground in...