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Education Initiative

our Education initiative

Our goal is to make academic programs accessible for all from cradle to college.
Education is the key to reducing poverty and providing hope for our community. Click on the icon label to see how we help our community reach their academic potential.

We have several programs that meet our communities needs and help us reach our goals

Check us out and see our programs in action. Watch our highlight video to see what we do.

View our progress and see how we are doing. We are making great gains in our initiatives.

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Watch Us In Action

Education = Success!

Our programs help the community learn and grow. Our goal is to make academic programs accessible for all from cradle to college.

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Our Programs

  • AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
    AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

    Our program transports students in grades K thru 8 from school to our facility. We pick up from most schools in the Eastern Birmingham area.

    Details:
    Who: Students grades K-8
    What: Safe Secure Transportation from school
    Where: NRS Christian Family Life Center, 7400 London Ave, 35206
    When: Monday-Friday | 3pm to 6pm
    Why: To provide educational enrichment activities for your rising star
    How: Provide healthy snacks, homework assistance, reading and math strategies

  • SUMMER & SPRING CAMPS
    SUMMER & SPRING CAMPS

    Our purpose is to provide safe and caring out of school time care for campers in grades K thru 9. We provide free breakfast, lunch and snacks, field trips and outreach programs to complete the summer learning experience.

    Spring Break (Monday through Friday from 6AM to 6PM PreK through 8th grade)

    Summer Camp (June and July 6AM to 6PM PreK through 8th grade)

    Details:
    Who: Students grades K-9
    What: Safe Secure Environment when school is closed
    Where: NRS Christian Family Life Center, 7400 London Ave, 35206
    When: Monday-Friday | 6am to 6pm
    Why: To provide educational enrichment and fun activities for your rising star
    How: Advance student’s academic ability through daily reading and math classes, and fun activities such as field trips, art, dance, music and character education. Combat childhood obesity by teaching nutrition & providing daily physical fitness sessions, including swimming.

  • COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
    SUMMER & SPRING CAMPS

    The Tommy C. Chappell Scholarship Awards are given to recognize significant achievements of high school and college students. Our goals are to motivate, encourage, and support each student in his or her personal endeavor toward building a meaningful and successful future, subsequently, promoting an awareness of the importance of community service and involvement.

    Details:
    Who: High School Seniors and College Students
    What: Tommy C. Chappell Scholarship Awards
    Where: Annual Scholarship Event
    When: Annually in June
    Why: Motivate, encourage and support each student
    How: Complete and Submit Scholarship Application  

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Our STATISTICS

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We are Making Progress!

After School Program Satistics

Our program transports students in grades K thru 8 from school to our facility. We pick up from most schools in the Eastern Birmingham area. 

  • Chart 1: Increased Math & Reading Scores
  • Chart 2: Robinson Elementary Case Study

Our Programs & initiatives

  • Education

    Our goal is to make academic programs accessible for all from cradle to college. Education is the key to reducing poverty and providing hope for our community.

  • Workforce

    Our goal is to provide professional development and employment opportunities to reduce unemployment and underemployment in our target area.

  • Housing

    Our goal is to enrich the quality of life for our community.  We revitalize our community by providing tools and knowledge necessary for homeownership.

  • Senior

    Our goal is to provide services that alleviate the transportation limitations for our senior community. We help them to remain independent as we transport them for medical appointments, banking and shopping.

  • Wellness

    Our goal is to enrich the quality of life for our community by promoting healthy lifestyle choices. We offer free or low cost comprehensive health care, nutrition and physical fitness classes to meet the needs of our community.