College Prep Program
High School students in the 15-LOVE program are eligible to participate in the College Prep Program. Through group meeting and one-on-one sessions, the students in the College Prep Program work though a four-year curriculum.
Leadership Training Program
15-LOVE realizes the need for responsible and effective leaders in our communities, our cities, our country, and the world. The Leadership Program provides a curriculum that is designed to enhance the leadership skills of youth by providing practical topics, youth driven discussions, and hands-on activities.
Book Power Clubs
15-LOVE developed an after-school reading program for inner city school students, utilizing volunteers to work one on one with the students. The volunteers strive to increase each participant’s ability and confidence in reading and writing skills, to make reading a pleasurable part of each child’s life, and to provide books for the children to own
Healthy Cooking & Gardening Programs
15-LOVE’s Healthy Living & Garden programs teaches our community about the importance of changing one’s diet and exercise to live a happier and healthier lifestyle. Our programs are designed to teach families ways to make healthier choices at home at the most inexpensive cost. Monthly healthy cooking classes are held at the 15-LOVE office. The office has 10 vegetable beds where participants and their families can learn the importance of using vegetable and herbs in their everyday diet.
School Supply Distribution Program
15-LOVE distributes school supplies to inner-city youth to help them kick-start the new school year. Supplies are handed out, along with free book bags, at 15-LOVE’s Jamboree, an event held in August for
15-LOVE summer participants.
Book Distribution Program
During the summer and throughout the school year, 15-LOVE distributes free, new and used children’s books to out participants and the community. Books are collected throughout the year and donations are always welcome. The 15-LOVE office is filled with an assortment of books that we encourage kids to take home and keep.