It begins with something simple: children in an apartment complex have no place to go at day’s end and are struggling in school. An out-of-school-time program is formed to offer tutoring and recreational activities – and CSF is born. It now serves more than 700 children annually in 23 subsidized housing-based community centers throughout the region. One fourth of children and half of seniors live below the poverty line; all struggle with access to opportunity. So elementary school students receive two hours daily of math, language arts, STEAM, digital literacy, character education, health and wellness. Adults access digital literacy, GED, job readiness, ESOL, nutritional and parenting training. Activities for seniors are offered three to four hours every day and fresh groceries are distributed each month to households needing assistance. Enhancing the lives of residents and preparing them for a better future: that’s the vision.
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