Building Community from the Inside Out is not just a clever phrase; it is our daily mission! Through mentoring, training, and education, we change lives from the inside out—lives that build strong families, neighborhoods, and communities.
Download a copy of our Annual Report 2012 to see how our four signature programs begin with internal transformation to foster self-sufficiency and life-long learning in the arts and the art of living. While this annual report shares the successes of the past year, we continue to look forward to innovative projects and community partnerships that transform lives.
"Weaving Strength into the Fabric of Community"
Comprehensive Mentoring Services helps grow healthy families by providing mentors to guide and encourage those who are grappling with the myriad of challenges that face families trying to overcome poverty and at-risk conditions. -- read more
"A Caring Community of Lifelong Learners,"
Garden PathwaysDowntown Education Center nurtures comprehensive readiness for success in school and life. In the critical first years, children at The Garden develop increasing competence in all areas -- read more.
"A creative Alternative to Day Care"
Afterschool Performing Arts provides a creative alternative to traditional day care. Students discover and develop their creativity as they engage in a broad spectrum of the arts, academic enrichment, physical activities,
“The King will say... 'I was hungry and you fed me, I was thirsty and you gave me a drink, I was homeless and you gave me a room, I was shivering and you gave me clothes, I was sick and you stopped to visit, I was in prison and you came to me.' I'm telling the solemn truth: Whenever you did one of these things to someone overlooked or ignored, that was me – you did it to me.” Matthew 25:34-40 (The Message)