Kindergarten Readiness

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EXCELLENCE ACADEMY - A NEW BEGINNING

When Mrs. Rose lost her son to gun violence two years ago, her hope for all good things in her community vanished. But after meeting with the coaches from the Excellence Academy and touring other sites, this hopelessness changed into joy and thankfulness...

High School Graduation

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Positive Mentors Lead to Youth Success

The 2NOT1 Rite of Passages (ROP) - one of Metro United Way's Black Male Achievement Innovation Fund grantees - is an out-of-school time (OST) mentoring program that is designed to assist boys with their transition into early adulthood...

Health and Well Being

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Healthy Minds & Bodies For Kids And Families

Research repeatedly shows that a healthy mind and body are a strong foundation for success in school and life. At Meyzeek Middle School, CLASP (Collaborative Learning After-School Program), is a year-round out-of-school (OST) program led by Family & Children's Place - a Metro United Way partner agency - that focuses on a wide range of activities that positively impact the entire family...

Family Stability

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ASQ Parent Network Celebrates Kwanzaa

Metro United Way parent advocates in our Ages & Stages Questionnaires Parent Network work together with low-income families in our California, Russell and Portland neighborhoods, building networks by starting with a trusted leader in each neighborhood that has a passion for children and learning...

Our Vision: A Community Whose People Achieve Their Fullest Potential Through Education, Financial Stability And Healthy Lives.
Our Mission: Improve Lives and Our Community by Engaging People to Give, Advocate and Volunteer.
Live United: It's A Credo. A Mission. A Goal.
A constant reminder that when we ensure everyone achieves their fullest potential, we improve our community. We help our children succeed in school. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day by engaging people to give, advocate and volunteer.

LIVE UNITED IN ACTION

Kids that are mentored are 55% more likely to enroll in college, yet 1 in 3 youth grow up without a mentor. Celebrate National Mentoring Month by volunteering in our community: metrounitedway.org/rtm


The Muhammad Ali Center is paying tribute to Louisville's Muhammad Ali with four days of activities and events that will honor Muhammad and his inspiring legacy, starting Saturday, January 14. For details of these events, visit the Ali Center's website HERE.


Report: Kindergarten readiness increases in JCPS; Improvements made in every student group
-The Courier Journal


FROM OUR SPEAK UNITED BLOG

MENTORING PROVIDES OUR YOUTH
PURPOSE AND SUCCESS

Pashens L. Fitzpatrick

Pashens L. Fitzpatrick

Woman, Christian, Attorney,
Mentor, Sister, Child, Friend

 

When asked why I mentor children, for me the answer is simple - It's a calling, so how can I not?

At an early age, my parents put my siblings and I in several different activities to expose us to new people, different cultures, and family lifestyles. For me, being active and involved made all the difference. Organizations like the Girls Scouts, Black Achievers, church choir, and many other youth groups shaped who I became, gave me purpose, fostered in me a love for being with and helping others, taught me commitment to others, and gave me personal fulfillment. It is my strong desire to share that with the kids I mentor...

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