Refugee Education Initiative

http://therefugeeeducationinitiative.org/ Targets capable, highly motivated students with a refugee background, who are pursuing higher education and employment. Through this initiative, refugees are provided money for their education, enrollment counseling, tutors, and opportunities for social integration. Most importantly, the initiative hopes to guide students to marketable employment where they can be productive family, professional, and community…

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Reading for life

http://www.readingforlife.us/ Reading for Life is a mentoring program for juvenile offenders (ages 13-18) that combines a study of seven virtues with young adult fiction to reduce juvenile recidivism rates. Reading for Life provides an alternative to prosecution for non-violent offenses. In small groups with trained mentors, young people learn to make better life choices by…

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Fast Track Project

http://www.fasttrackproject.org/ Fast Track is a comprehensive intervention project designed to look at how children develop across their lives by providing academic tutoring and lessons in developing social skills and regulating their behaviors. Selection began when the participants entered kindergarten and children were placed either in the intervention group or the control group. The intervention was…

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