K – 12

At each grade level, we engage students in understanding their role as non-violent advocates who use conflict resolution skills to maintain cohesive networks in their schools and communities.

Elementary School Program (K-3rd) – “READY TO READ on sight”

Knowing more sight words helps students to be fluent in reading. Students who cannot read and comprehend proficiently are at increased risk of high school dropout and delinquency. Sight words are the foundation for vocabulary and comprehension.

Elementary School Program (4th – 5th) – “BE THE CHANGE”

Our focus is on literacy, comprehension, and critical thinking continues with the “Be The Change” Social Justice Book Club. Through a series of books and companion workbooks, students gain a greater sense of their civic duty, such that they become lifelong citizens and voters who are empathetic, engaged in their community, and equipped with nonviolent strategies to become good stewards of their communities and the world around them.

Middle School Program (8th) – “LEAD FROM THE MIDDLE”

Our “Lead from the Middle” leadership curriculum encourages youth to be positive examples to others. The focus of this program is to empower students to become servant leaders and non-violent advocates who realize their full potential and become Change Agents in their community. 

The Lead From the Middle collegiate experience brings students to the Atlanta University Center weekly to engage in a series of interactive workshops and activities. Over the course of the school year through tangible learning outcomes and intentional exploration of college and career choices, students expand their college interest and career possibilities.

High School Program (9th-10th) – “WE GO HIGH”

The “We Go High” Leadership Studies program will take critical thinking to the next level. Students will read, dissect, and discuss case studies of the leadership styles of various leaders in the political, corporate, and non-profit arena. This program, held on the campus of Clark Atlanta University, immerses students in the collegiate academic environment, increases their access to subject matter experts as guest speakers, and pairs them with college student mentors and tutors who are there to guide and support them throughout high school.