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Holistic Approach

Holistic Approach

Our holistic and trauma-informed teaching model supports our students academically, spiritually and socially. This approach, combined with an extended day and extended school year prepares economically disadvantaged children for success.
Our Results

Our Results

Our unique and robust Graduate Support Program provides the scaffolding and advocacy our students need to break through the barriers of childhood trauma, academic delay and social and economic injustice. Our graduates are thriving at prestigious college preparatory high schools and universities.
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Special Events

Golf Fore Kids Scholarship Tournament


Join Us! Annual Golf-Fore-Kids Scholarship Tournament Monday, June 24, 2024 at Race Brook Country Club, Orange.
Spring Fling Gala 2024

Spring Fling

Celebrate with us at our Annual Spring Fling Gala Thursday, April 11, 2024, 5:30pm, Woodwinds, Branford, CT.

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

One Child at a Time