$6,000.00 to Northside Achievement Zone, Minneapolis, MN
Friends of the Future Leadership team (Jon Sabes is a member of the Advisory Group) and Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) is building one system to support many organizations and schools, and providing a continuum of services from pre-birth through college for Northside youth. Families are showing early signs of success:
- In 2012, NAZ parents stepped up for their kids with their highest-every enrollment in Family Academy, their parenting education program. They now have 89 graduates.
- The first NAZ summer program launched, in partnership with Plymouth Christian Youth Center, It served 100 kids who would have likely not have attended an academic program. Most participants made a half a grade level improvement in reading.