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COMMUNITY WELL-BEING AMBASSADORS

(CWA)

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The Community Well-Being Ambassador (CWA) Initiative is a community-driven, place-based prevention strategy to increase the capacity of targeted neighborhoods in the City of Wilmington by promoting community well-being and resiliency among their residents across the life span. The newly established initiative is the result of a collective impact approach between the following organizations who are willing to bring their unique skills in the interest of addressing a common cause.

THE TEEN CO-LEARNING SPACE

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Due to the current pandemic, Network Connect has provided services to assist in students academic needs.  The Network Connect Teen Co-Learning Space is a year-round learning support program for middle school and high school students.

 

Featuring:

  • Support online/virtual students with school Zooms and related assignments.  

  • Assistance with classwork and tutoring.  

  • Educational mentoring and virtual learning to support academic performance. 

  • Recreational, cultural, and creative activities to strengthen continued learning. 

  • Nutritious meals and snacks.

The Teen Co-Learning Space offers in-person, small group learning with knowledgeable staff, for a whole-child education in a safe environment.

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The Future Culture Creator Employment Program provides youth ages 14-19, who are currently enrolled in school, with an enriching, constructive year round-training, employment and internships through subsidized placement with local creatives,community based organizations, and non-profit organizations.

 

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RACE to Wellness is a campaign developed by Network Connect to Reverse the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) amongst teens. ACEs can include experiences such as: experiencing violence, experiencing abuse or neglect, or a death in the family. ACEs can also include environmental factors such as: drug or alcohol abuse, incarcerated Family Members, mental health issues in the family or separated parents.

 

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