Promising Youth Center awarded $881,000 grant for afterschool mentoring program
The Kentucky State University Promising Youth Center for Excellence received a $881,000 grant to provide afterschool mentoring for 100 African-American, Hispanic, and Biracial middle school males and females in grades 6-8th. The program will include one-to-one and group mentoring, a six-week summer institute, and activities to promote positive youth development and family engagement.
Applications are currently being accepted from parents who are interested in enrolling their child in the program. Schools will transport children after school to the Center. The program is offered at no cost to parents.
Contact Dr. Herman E. Walston, program lead, at 502.597.5906 for more information, or pick up an application at the Promising Youth Center for Excellence.