After-School Leaders’ Academy (ASLA)
The vision of ASLA is to create safe and positive spaces where elementary and middle school students, during out-of-school time, are engaged in academic enrichment, STEM, and Project-Based Learning (PBL) activities. ASLA’s goal is to guide and instruct each student using standard and researched-based curricula implemented by a well-trained and supportive team of educators focused on each child’s academic progression. ASLA also aims to increase student awareness of social issues and build leadership skills through community and civic engagement.
Alliance for Early Childhood Educators (AECE)
The Alliance for Early Childhood Educators (AECE) is dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education. We understand the significant role educators play in molding the minds of young children and it is our goal to ensure all classrooms are equipped with the necessary tools for teachers to appropriately conduct experiences for children. Whether it is through professional development workshops or private consultations, AECE offers a wide variety of services that will help with your program’s needs.
Anonymous List for Change
We aim to empower and inform youth and millennials of ongoing civil rights issues while advocating for change in public policy that promotes equal opportunity for all Americans.
Avram Foundation offers services that focus community leadership development, civic engagement, resource assistance and international economic development.
Concrete Jungle Rescue
Non profit rescue that focuses on strengthening the interspecies bond and creating second chances for people and animals
Cultural Institue of Health and Education
CIHE aims to empower and prepare health care professionals who will provide high quality and compassionate care for residents of in-patient and assisted living facilities; nursing homes as well as private homes; outpatient facilities; and hospitals. CIHE will create meaningful opportunities for its students to seek careers in the healthcare industry and their successful entry into the field will help to create greater cultural, social and economic diversity among practitioners in our region.
District Mugs is a volunteer group that introduces entrepreneurship and business concepts to homeless men and women in Washington, D.C., by teaching them how to design, market, and sell coffee mugs. Participants in the District Mugs program also have the opportunity to earn a small income from the production and sale of their coffee mugs.
Since 2015, The Elevation Project has been committed to reducing recidivism and crime rates in the Greater Philadelphia area. By providing a holistic approach to reentry, TEP supplies individuals with the resources and tools they need to help change the way they think and fostering them to break their bad habits.
Game On! (GO!). Gaming For Good
Game On! is a project of FNC to bring table top role playing games (RPGs) like Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) to underserved groups that might benefit from its social and entertainment benefits. Kids gain and reinforce social cooperation, critical thinking, and arithmetic skills in a developmentally appropriate, fun environment of epic fantasy role play like from the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings books and movies. Adults benefit from play too but our project is concentrating on school-age youth. We hope to develop after school and summer camp programs. Help us bring “gaming for good” to your neighborhood. “Game On!,” as we say.
H.O.P.E. (Housing Opportunity Purpose & Education) aims to remove barriers and create community infrastructure in underserved communities.
Invincible City Farms
Addressing food insecurity and food deserts using the basic skills of farming, the basic necessity for healthy foods and the goodwill of humanity. Together we can feed and renovate communities like Camden, NJ.
Jamhouri Sudanese Americans
The services of Jamhouri Sudanese Americans are aimed at facilitating the expansion of Al Ustadh Mahmoud Mohamed Taha Cultural Center in Sudan. Currently, we are finishing the construction of the cultural center in Rufa’a, Sudan and installing a computer lab inside. Once complete, this center will accommodate the first political organization in Rufa’a. Following its completion, we will begin organizing several events that are aimed at addressing the many issues tearing Sudan apart. Our events will focus on exploring five areas: human rights, gender equality, democracy, the Sudanese constitution, and environmental protection. Each topic will be examined via a forum, public talk, and a documentary presentation. The purpose of these activities is to better familiarize the people of Rufa’a with the advantages of democracy. Furthermore, the center will also be used to train 50 youth on how to research literature via the Internet and use Microsoft Office to produce documents and deliver presentations. Lastly, the project will end with a litter cleanup day in Rufa’a, Sudan.
Julie Rainbow and Associates
Julie Rainbow is a social research activist artist, who integrates critical thinking with 25 years of social work experience; while synthesizing and analyzing stories from elders into original artistic work. Elders who’ve turned their life’s experiences into wisdom share their life experiences.
Keeping It Together on 118th
We are a neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio looking to better our street and the people who live on it.
Lil Filmmakers, Inc. is a project that cultivates and empowers youth leaders in digital video production, mass media, and performing arts.
Philadelphia Prevention Partnership
The Philadelphia Prevention Partnership is a coalition of community partnerships sharing the common goal of preventing substance abuse (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs) in the long term throughout the city.
Redeemed for a Cause Outreach
Redeemed for a Cause Outreach offers victim/advocate outreach services that provide victims of commercial sexual exploitation access to a 24-hour transportation service to local shelter/crisis centers, emergency rooms, etc. RFACO also offers legal services both civil and criminal as well as crime victim advocacy. RFACO offers mental health services through counseling and housing (transitional, safe, recovery) is available, along with addiction treatment and services. Currently, our main way of offering services to victims is through our street outreach, which takes place every other Saturday. Community outreach includes a small team, no more than six, going into the streets where commercial sexual exploitation is heightened and hand out care packages filled with hygiene items to help victims with support in handling their daily personal needs. The outreach team also extends prayers to women and the transgender community who have been exploited. Redeemed for a Cause Outreach has hopes of building a relationship and rapport in the community to begin a shift of change. Being in the community helps each person we touch and plant a seed of positivity and healing in their hearts hoping it will ripple throughout their lives for a better outcome. RFACO is there to help each and every person victimized by helping them to be accountable for their actions and then promote a healthy change.
Our Vision is to create a vast network of excess-sharing institutions that can be utilized collectively to fight hunger on a large scale.
Three Little Birds Perinatal
The mission of Three Little Birds Perinatal & Palliative Care Advocacy and Support Center is to empower families to understand their situations, what their rights and options are and the different ways they can bond and honor their child during their physical, emotional and spiritual healing journeys.
Philadelphia has an abundance of caring, talented young people who are eager to make an impact. Volunteering Untapped’s goal is to connect as many of them as possible to organizations serving the city and it’s residents.
Learn more about our Nurturing Emerging Community Visionaries Project