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Derek Winebrenner: The case for after-school programming and providing a safe place for students

As community learning center (CLC) coordinator, my role is to support the students of our school district during out-of-school time. CLC programs help bridge the gap between student needs and success outside of the classroom.  Because out-of-school programming occurs outside the first and last bell of the school day and throughout the summer, CLC coordinators have a unique perspective into the lives...

Haile Foundation grant supports Latonia Elementary's Community Learning Center

Covington Partners has received a $50,000 grant from The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to continue the Community Learning Center at Latonia Elementary School.   Covington Partners, formerly Covington Partners in Prevention, was founded in 1999 as a community coalition focused on reducing drug abuse and violence among Covington youth. Since that time, the organization has...

Kentucky eBay employees give $10,000 of eBay Foundation funds to Covington Partners

The eBay Foundation Corporate Advised Fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation has given a $10,000 grant to Covington Partners for its mentor program.   The funds will be used to enhance and sustain the Covington mentoring program which matches more than 200 volunteer mentors with students in the Covington Independent Public Schools. The program connects positive role models from the community...