UPLIFT Learning Center



                                              UPLIFT PROGRAM(Using Positive Lessons to Improve our Future Tomorrows)


Project Outreach, Inc. currently operates a 21st Century Afterschool Program named UPLIFT. The UPLIFT 21st Century Community Learning Center Program is authorized under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The program which is funded through a Federal Grant provides before and after-school, weekend, and summer school academic enrichment opportunities for children in subjects such as reading, mathematics, and science. In addition, programs may provide activities for youth development, drug and violence prevention, art, music, technology, character education, counseling, and recreation to enhance the program's academic components. There is a special focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEMs). The program also supports a component for family literacy and community outreach.

The UPLIFT Program has an Advisory Board to work with the administration and operation of the program. These individuals come from diverse backgrounds and offer a wealth of knowledge and support. The current Advisory Board Members are:

Elaine F. Hunt, Chairman

Larry Morrisey, Vice-Chairman

James M. Faison

Andrea Rouse

Claudius Morrisey

Upon application of the 21st CCLC Grant, Project Outreach secured partnerships with various members and agencies within Sampson County. These partners will offer services and support for youth and families served by the UPLIFT Program. Partners are:

Sampson County Schools

Hargrove Elementary School
Ed Holmes,

Hobbton Elementary School
Dawn Wilkes, Principal

Hobbton Middle School
Jeff Bradshaw, Principal


Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
N.C. 4th Judicial District

Sampson County Sheriff Department
Sheriff Jimmy Thornton

Sampson County Public Library (J.C. Holiday)
Clinton, NC 28328

Reginald Goodson, Attorney at Law
Raleigh, NC 27604

Sampson County Parks and Recreation
Clinton, NC 28328

Sampson County Cooperative Extension
NC Cooperative Extension
Clinton, NC 28328

Sampson County Health Department
Clinton, NC 28328

City of Clinton
Clinton, NC 28329


Clinton City Schools

Clinton, NC 28328

Christ Missionary Baptist Church
Faison, NC 28341

Sampson County Arts Council
Clinton, NC 28328 


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