Village for Every Child A Village for Every Child
is the flagship program of .
Our mission is to provide an alternative solution to the
problem of leveling the academic playing field between
privileged and underprivileged students. Each year there
are thousands of disadvantaged students participating
in youth programs and receiving a type of nurturing that
effectively supplements their low-income lifestyles. Unfortunately
for each child lucky enough to walk through the doors
of supplemental education, there are countless others
unaware that such doors exist. Beyond advocating for more
programs, we need to improve community awareness and spread
the word about the programs that exist.
Our initiatives include:
Million and One Programs: An online resource
aimed at promoting over a million community
outreach programs, aiming to reach its goal
through the involvement of individuals who submit
information about existing programs within their
Gift Givers: Philanthropists and youth advocates
are encouraged to become an
donor by identifying local churches, schools,
and community groups that could benefit from
resource guide and donating
books or Awareness Material (postcards, flyers,
etc.) to young people within that organization.
Hip-Hop Helpers () strives
to be a vehicle for social change by creating a space
in which we can discuss how the hip-hop generation brings
positive growth and development back to the communities
in which they were born.
I Deserve Better (IDM) I
Deserve Better is an online writing forum (coming soon)
for disadvantaged youth and minority students. The IDB
team is dedicated to improving the self esteem and social
awareness of young people through the act of writing.
IDM participants are encouraged to submit their writing
to an ongoing collaborative publication that aims to:
the flaws of the educational system therough
the eyes of young people
expose these young people to organizations that
strive to correct/supplement these issues and
and Out (CIAO)
The College In And Out (CIAO) Program aims to educate
low-income families about the college application process.
Co-founded by Lori Manning and LaShanda Henry, C.I.A.O.
aims to correct the popular misconceptions about the
accessibility of higher education to underprovided youth
and help these students make informed decisions about