The Victory Project is an intense after-school program, mentoring disengaged young men in Dayton with its groundbreaking 3E curriculum.
- Education: The program offers weekly, individualized homework assistance and tutoring. VP staff attend parent/teachers conferences advocating between youth, parents and school. The goal is for each student to graduate high school, pursue higher education in college, trades or military service.
- Entrepreneurship: VP students - alongside business mentors - manage their own micro-enterprise, Victory Landscape Management, LLC, which provides real-world business experiences, exposure to individual financial responsibility and teaches the value of hard work while launching the students own employment history.
- Enlightenment: The program is committed to providing a safe and consistent family environment for its students – doling out love and accountability in equal parts.
DECA is a non-traditional charter school focused exclusively on preparing students to attend college and graduate.
- Serves more than 1,100 K-12 students
- 82% of students will be first-generation college students
- 100% of 2016’s graduates are college-bound or serving in the military
- Named one of America’s Top High Schools for “closing the gap” by Newsweek in 2014
- Featured on the US Department of Education’s “Doing What Works” website
MCOCP supports poverty impacted 8th graders in Montgomery County who show academic promise and helps prepare them to attend and graduate from college.
- Life-changing opportunity for up to 50 Montgomery County students each year
- Adult mentorship for each student through the duration of high school
- Opportunity to attend college at little to no cost to the students or their families
Their mission is to eliminate youth homelessness in the Miami Valley through programs that provide safety and stability for runaway, troubled, and homeless youth.
- The region’s only emergency shelter for 10-19 year olds; helps more than 200 children per year
- Last year 264 youth were provided 24,947 nights of safe shelter and housing
- Upon leaving Daybreak, 92% of youth moved into stable housing
- Provides on-the-job work-readiness training program via Lindy & Company – Daybreak’s gourmet pet treat bakery
Upspring’s mission is to empower children experiencing homelessness by providing opportunities for education and enrichment.
- Helped approximately 3,000 children last year, an increase of 1,000 children from the previous year
- 133 children attended the Upspring 360 summer program last year; 95% of campers improved or retained their math and/or literacy skills
- 4,151 school supplies and other resources were provided to homeless children last year
- Over 500 children received toys during the holidays
Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging
The Connor Group Kids and Community Partners is also proud to support the cutting-edge research of James L. Kirkland, M.D., Ph. D. and the Mayo Clinic to improve the quality of life for all commencing at birth.
- Developing interventions to increase healthspan and improve the quality of life
- Five multidisciplinary and integrated research programs
- Aging Bone and Muscle
- Development of Drugs that Target Fundamental Aging Process
- Cellular Senescence
- Healthy Aging and Independent Living
- Regenerative Medicine and Aging
- Bridging the gap between science and clinical application
Boys Hope Girls Hope Cincinnati helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need by placing them in family-like homes, and providing them educational opportunities through college. As a result …
- Students attend some of the city’s most competitive high schools.
- Students receive an array of social-emotional supports.
- Students are rewarded with college scholarships.
- More than 80 percent of students graduate college.