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Children & Charity International provides education, leadership, and nutrition programs along with mentoring and healthcare support services to children, youth, and families. We also work with organizations and governmental agencies to initiate sustainable development projects.

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2016 Programs!

Ongoing Expanded Learning Opportunities:

(a) Afterschool Tutoring and Homework Help: Students from Kindergarten to 8th grade receive homework help and tutoring in mathematics, reading, and language arts, and engage in technology enrichment and social activities. Monday to Friday 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, throughout the school year.

(b) Science and Technology Program: Students from Kindergarten to 10th grade explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM-based) activities, as afterschool enrichment from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, or on Saturdays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm throughout the school year.


(c) Peer Mentoring Project: Youth 12 to 18 years lend their voices, hands, and minds to engaging and interactive discussions, about life experiences in their development including dealing with challenges, successes, and failures. They brainstorm about possible solutions, and why they need to make smart decisions that would have positive impact in their lives.  Contact us for further details.

2016 Summer Programs Summary:

Summer STEM Program
Thirty students, K-8, participated in six weeks of STEM-based activities that included math, science, and technology with reading and creative arts.  Field trips to museums, libraries, and other places of interest added much fun. Breakfast and lunch were served daily.

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
Ninety District youth, 14-24 years old, joined Children & Charity International at various sites for their 2016 summer work experience. Youth engaged in a variety of summer activities like, tutoring, peer mentoring, exploring STEM, strengthening leadership and Work Readiness skills, and refining culinary and cosmetology techniques. Field trips and recreational activities provided great fun.


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CAC Benefits From Two Key Networks!

Our partnership with the DC STEM Network allows us to connect with educators, industry experts, colleges, and community organizations, to support STEM learning across the city.

The DC STEM Network, is a partnership between the Carnegie Academy for Science Education and the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education that unites community partners to help inspire and prepare all DC youth to succeed, lead, and innovate in STEM fields and beyond.

Our affiliation with this connected learning environment enables us to continue to engage DC youth, 6 to 24 years old by offering opportunities for them to gain Digital Badges and exposure to a wide range of resources that benefit the entire family.

The District of Learning is a conglomerate of like-minded community partners that provide learning opportunities that spark curiosity and spur creativity in youth and prepare them for learning and working in the 21st Century.