Early Childhood Success

Our Goal

Increase the number of children ready to enter school and are successful in primary grades

Our Strategies

  • Connect adults with children to help improve reading levels
  • Children receive literacy supports in K-3
  • Families, caregivers are provided with information, resources, tools, trainings, and/or teaching skills


Youth Success

Our Goal

Increase the number of youth who gain knowledge, skills, and credentials to obtain family sustaining employment

Our Strategies

  • Provide students with mentoring and education to develop skills needed for employment
  • Provide support for youth to complete a technical or degree program
  • Connect students with in-school and out-of-school programming to support academic success and overall development
  • Equip families with tools, knowledge and skills to help young people succeed in school, and the workforce

Our Education Initiatives

Our Education Partners

Louisiana Purchase Council

Boy Scouts

Pines to the Gulf Council

Girl Scouts

Hope House

Life Skills/Children Services

YWCA of Alexandria-Pineville

Youth Development


Rapides Early Childhood Network

Early Childhood Literacy

Rapides Parish School Board

Youth Social Enrichment