Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House

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Contact Information

(618) 874-0777
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011

Executive Summary

AmeriCorps/East St. Louis Project ADVANCE is a multi-faceted approach to address the needs of the children and families of East St. Louis, Illinois. Central to the program are twenty-five Educational Advocates who will serve 1000 children and their families in a comprehensive effort over a three year period to improve their educational outcomes, to improve their health by reducing childhood obesity, and to increase their technological competence to prepare them for a digital world. Thirteen other full time members and 150 part time Awards Only members will support these efforts in technology, nutrition education, volunteerism, after-school programming, and veterans services.

Award Information

Application ID: 11AC123654
CNCS Award Amount: $0.00
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