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Friday, 05 February 2021 17:49

American Honda Foundation Awards Grants to Support Literacy, Job Training and STEAM Education Programs

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...ongoing support that sets them on a path of self-sufficiency.

 

Participants gain basic IT training and work toward achieving professional technical and computer science certifications. They also receive ongoing support in life skills, financial literacy and management along with other wraparound assistance.

 

The Fishing School

 

Students learn to "fish in the rivers of the mind" to build the academic and life skills necessary to achieve lifetime success. Students in first through fifth grades and their parents are grouped into cohorts upon enrollment and progress together through a multi-year program.

 

The grant will support The Fishing School's afterschool and summer success programs, which engage students in hands-on, thematic STEAM activities that promote creativity, problem-solving and critical thinking as well as the development of core math and reading skills through technology.

 

The Literacy Lab

 

The grant will support The Literacy Lab's Leading Men Fellowship, which provides young men of color who are recent high school graduates robust coaching and professional development.

 

The Leading Men in turn, provide literacy intervention to disadvantaged pre-kindergarten students in Washington, D.C., Milwaukee and Richmond, VA. Each Fellow is assigned to...


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