Imagine the power of leading at-risk children “by the hand” every day after school, every year from kindergarten through college, loving and nurturing them mind, body, and soul.
Overcoming inequality could begin as early as in the womb. That belief has led the Flint Mission Network in Flint, Mich., to launch the Raising Children Up project, which supports programs that [...]
Many gangs are now recruiting children as young as middle school age, when adolescents are vulnerable and looking for someone to invest in their lives. So, it’s more important than ever to [...]
Transitioning back to the community after two decades in a maximum-security prison presented many challenges. However, Courtney Everett was confident that he would eventually succeed after he was [...]
Big congratulations to the recent graduates of the MAAFA Redemption Project’s fifth cohort! The young men, along with family and friends, gathered to celebrate the milestone in April.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced digital devices to play crucial roles in the way people live, work, learn, and even worship. The recent rapid pivot to remote work and online learning has also [...]
In a neighborhood where convenience stores and gas stations full of processed food are the primary grocery sources, Micah Williams’ job as Middle School Ministry & Healthy Living Program Director [...]
With the help of a We Raise grant made possible by donors like you, youngsters in Oakland, Calif., are rising above the challenges of poverty, violence, and educational inequity to reach their [...]
La Semilla, New Life Centers’ thriving after-school program, means “the seed.” That name is certainly apt for Jasmine Valdez. In 2001, she was one of the first children to enroll in the program.