Works in Action
Roshawn D. Scott Scholarship Fund
Roshawn was a graduate of Ypsilanti High School who lost a battle with Asthma:
(4) graduating seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or above will receive this $5,000 award in honor of his name. Applicants for the award must write a 500 word essay on why they deserve this award and write a statement of intent describing their academic goals. Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or mentor in the community is also required.
Learn 2 Read; Read 2 Learn Squad
This team of 6-9 year old students are taught an array of purposeful strategies that will elevate their reading and comprehension levels to compete in the traditional classroom setting. Participants are Pre and Post tested to track growth and monitor achievement levels. Teamwork is promoted constantly with an emphasis on using mental strength to overcome reading challenges.
Teenage Leadership Team
Ages 12-18; Can someone say, "Tough Crowd!". We are working with this group of natural leaders with a primary focus in:
* Conflict Resolution
* Teamwork Development
* Identifying Gifts and Talents that can help any Team.
Parenting with a Purpose Group
Since no one is given a manual on "How To Parent" the children that you have; We are working with parents to compare notes on what we can do as a group to support each other. Resources, ideas, and stories are shared within the group. We also sponsor and promote family outings for all that consistently participate.