21st Century Community Learning Center

 

 

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

                                                                            21st Century Community Learning Center

DESCRIPTION
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 schools that will be served by this grant are part of the Sampson County Schools System. They are: Hargrove Elementary School, Hobbton Elementary School, and Hobbton Middle School. The program is offered as an afterschool program and a 4 week summer component.


ADVISORY BOARD
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

Latonia Melvin

Andrea Rouse

Claudius Morrisey

Partners
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
Dr. Eric Bracy, Superintendent 


Hargrove Elementary School
Ed Holmes,
Principal


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


Dewey Hudson, Attorney at Law
Clinton, NC 28328


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


Christ Missionary Baptist Church
Faison, NC 28341


Sampson County Arts Council
Clinton, NC 28328 

 

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