“Enriching Education through Shared Experiences and Exploration”
Leaders of Promise formerly called Emerging Leaders. Program history. The program was successfully operated as pilot all year round before and after-school enrichment program for low-income students 6-18 years of age at the Hanford Longfield Center in 2011. Offering free tutoring classes, sports, art and crafts and leadership classes to help engage students with intellectual thoughts about oneself, culture, arts, and community. The program focus on making every attempt to help students find peaceful solutions to problems utilizing both biblical and universal principles. Our activities are unique to the individual needs of students. Our outreach program Operation Chance offers jobs training, help with a resume, mock interviews, and counseling.
Leaders of Promise Camp was found in 2011 to provide a warm caring environment before and after school hours for K-12 students. Where children have the opportunity to play with school friends and get homework out of the way before sitting down to dinner. The program offers exciting activities which stimulate the minds of children. To be healthier and happier with educational activities, sports, arts & craft, and computer exploration. The program is currently operated as a pilot program with IFP management at Casa Del Sol 12184 Hanford-Armona Rd. in Hanford CA. The program currently has 25 students enrolled with a cap of 60 students utilizing age-appropriate materials and equipment for students from their media center to the playground. Students spend out-of-school hours within a safe environment. Using curriculum which correlated with the state of California Standard Course of Study. Local volunteers are used as mentor/mentee who work together with students to ensure that supplement learning taking place. Besides academic support, the program focuses on the development of students’ social skills. Students are encouraged to develop friendships with schoolmates that for some will last many years. Leaders of Promise Camp STEM Program of Science, Technology Engineering and Math is proudly sponsored by Edison International.
Leaders of Promise formerly known as Emerging Leaders. Their mission and vision is to provide disadvantaged youth with hope and opportunities to broaden their horizon through education. The program was created as an intervention and prevention programs which interact with youth before and after-school. A vision to successfully implementing enrichment programs that would produce a 99.9999% outcome that change lives, build relationships and future leaders through education, shared experiences, and exploration. Leaders of Promise relies on a combination of partnerships such as, local businesses and retired/professionals who are willing to donate their spare time to help educate children. We need sponsorship, contributions, and in-kind donation from like-minded organizations to achieve programmatic goals and objectives toward a positive outcome. Hunger Free America Inc. is the parent organization for Leaders of Promise Camp operating at Casa Del Sol Community Housing 12184 Hanford-Armona Hanford CA 93230. The days and times of the program are Monday through Friday from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm. The concept of the program was based on Some of the program principles were adopted from Phi Beta Kappa in which the founder Mr. Robinson is an alumnus. Every community needs affordable after-school programs for disadvantaged youth. Leaders of Promise initiative offers a free after-school STEM Mentorship program for K-12 students as well as college students.
We require K-12 parents/guardians participation as shareholders of their child/children success. The program objectives is to chart a course of action that would provide low-cost or free quality services for over 200 underserved at-risk youth living in a disadvantaged community in CA Kings County. The company have conducted a study and found the following information. Many children spend a great deal of their leisure time on the streets of Hanford rather than in clubs or educational programs. As a result, most of them become primary targets for gangs and criminal activities. This systemic action is a roadblock that causes young adolescents to fall through the cracks of the educational system and into the prison system. Countless of them will become inmates in the prison system. Yes, a frightening situation for any parent or educator such as Leaders of Promise. This ASEP began as a pilot program from September through December in 2011 at Hanford Longfield Center. Totally free educational services for K-12 students that were not selected through the school district lottery system for after-school programs. Leaders of Promise Camp Administrators works with all shareholders directly to ensure that all learning achieves an expected end result. Our success with Leaders of Promise. The curriculum follows the state of California Standard Course of Study. Their academics utilize age appropriate material and equipment for K-12 students from the media center to the playground. Students spend their after-school hours in a stimulating environment. LOPC focuses on the re/development of students' social skills and academic skills. Program leaders understand the importance of nurturing the child where they are in the learning curb. And strongly encourages students to develop friendships that, for some, will last a lifetime.
"A child's mind is a terrible thing to leave idle"
In 2014 we have teamed up with several organizations and corporations such as Edison International to offer a summer enrichment programs for middle school to college students in CA Kings County. Students were offered an opportunity to build upon their academic skills in the area of science, technology, engineering and math known as (STEM) under President Obama 2014 STEM initiative. We provided free meals for those 18 and under. Our programs included physical exercise, recreation, and educational activities. The learning in summer enrichment program took place in both an indoor and outdoor setting which could be transferred into the classroom. Our curriculum helped students retained what was learned during the school year. Provided assistance to students that were struggling in certain areas of academics. The days for the Summer STEM Enrichment Program are Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
Students in STEM ASEP participate the following:
Arts and music
Games and sports
Drama and dance classes’
Nutrition & fitness activities
Clubs … and more!
Co-Opt by Hunger Free America Inc. and IFP Management sponsored by Edison International and partners
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Program key area of interest:
Neighborhoods — we are seeking to transform communities that have been broken and neglected through diversity. Our mission is to reach out to neighbors and churches to help establish/reestablish resource.
Health — Create a plan to build healthy families through commitments of Neighbors and community leaders to volunteer their time as servant leaders, be a mentors/mentee. And to help the community grow and prosper.
Education — working in a collaborative effort with youth to plan and educate them through programs designed to stimulate their minds by bridging the gaps, between schools and parents. We seek to utilize tutoring and computer labs ….. etc to invest in our education system so that citizens are prepared to compete in the global economy.