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Youth on the Move AmeriCorps

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Youth on the Move AmeriCorps provide service to a core group of struggling youth and focus on providing needed programs in order to get them engaged in school, inspire them to give back to their community and learn how to make healthy choices for their life.  Members focus on providing direct service to 500 youth in the areas of education & academic engagement which includes math literacy, service learning and mentoring. They also provide 1000 youth with fitness opportunities and 875 with nutrition programs that will help impact the overall wellbeing of youth K-12. All of these services contribute towards increasing assets within the 40 Developmental Assets model and impacting their future success.

Lead Agency: City of Lincoln Parks & Recreation Department

Youth on the move

Service Sites

Airpark Recreation Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides after school academic and nutrition clubs. Priority focus is with K-5.

Arnold Community Learning Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides academic support and interventions for students during the school day and after-school programs focusing on academics, fitness and nutrition. Priority focus is K-5.

Asian Community and Cultural Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides academic support address the drop-out rate and provide support and direction for college access. Priority focus is with grades 9-12.

Belmont Community Learning Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides academic support and intervention during the school day to bring youth up to grade level and address academic, fitness and nutrition needs in after-school programs. Priority focus is with K-5.  

Belmont Recreation Center, Lincoln
AmeriCorps members provide academic, fitness and nutrition clubs during after-school programming. Priority focus is with K-5.

Calvert Recreation Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides literacy and academic support at Calvert Elementary and at the CLC along with nutrition education and fitness at the Recreation Center. Priority focus is with K-5.

El Centro de las Americas, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member coordinates and supervises the tutoring HUB as well as the Spanish Reading and Learning program. The member also monitors student progress in school and address their academic needs.  Priority focus is grades 9-12.  

Everett Community Learning Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps Member provides academic support and intervention during the school day and academic and fitness programs after school. Priority focus area is k-5.
 
F Street Recreation Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps Members provides academic, fitness and nutrition programs to afterschool youth. Priority focus area is K-8.

Goodrich Community Learning Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides academic support during the school day and afterschool programs focused in the areas of academics and fitness. Priority focus area is grades 6-8.

HUB Central Access Point for Youth, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides academic services to the Back on Track program by mentoring youth to stay in school. Priority focus area is grades 9-12
 
Indigo Bridge Books, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides literacy programs in an after school setting to youth. The member will utilize volunteers to increase participation and provide support for participants of Indigo Bridge programs in the areas of homework assistance and service learning. Priority focus area K-5.      

Irving Recreation Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps members will provide after school programs in the areas of academic support, fitness and nutrition. The priority focus area is grades 6-8.
 
Lighthouse, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps members provide afterschool programs in the areas of academics, fitness and nutrition. Priority focus area is grades 6-12.
 
Lincoln Arts Council, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps members provide art programming through the artist in residency program in the schools. The members also provides art programming in the after school programs and work with youth on a service learning project focused on community art. Priority focus area is K-12.
 
Lincoln Literacy Council, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps members provides English-language and literacy instruction to children of refugees, immigrants and adult basic learners in a family literacy context. Members enhance children’s literacy, overall education and success in school. Priority focus area is K-8.
 
Malone Community Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps members provide academic support and intervention in school to youth attending Malone after school programs. Members mentor the youth in areas of academics and nutrition to increase their overall scholastic success. Priority focus area is K-5
 
McPhee Community Learning Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides academic support and intervention during the school day and in afterschool programs. Priority focus area is K-5.
 
Northeast High School, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member develops a mentoring relationship with youth and provides after school programs in the areas of academics and fitness to impact the drop-out rate and increase the graduation rate. Priority focus area is grades 9-12.
 
Stronger Safer Neighborhoods, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member serves with Prescott Elementary school to provide academic support during the school day and in afterschool programs. The member engages parents and the neighborhood in events to strengthen community commitment. Priority focus area is K-5.

Willard Community Center, Lincoln
The AmeriCorps member provides academic support and educational programs to improve academic success in the before and after school programs at Lakeview Elementary school. Priority focus areas is K-5.
 
Contact for information or to volunteer
Deb Buckman
City of Lincoln Parks & Recreation Department
F Street Recreation Center
1225 "F" Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
P: 402-441-4907
E: dbuckman@lincoln.ne.gov