Programs

Charleston RISE Announces Foundation Grant Award

Kiawah Island Town Council has awarded Charleston RISE with funds to help Johns Island parents immerse in RISE’s fellowship program. Charleston RISE, a grassroots parent-advocacy coalition that seeks great public schools for all children in the Charleston County School District (CCSD), is excited to announce a recent foundation grant awarded by the Kiawah Island Town…

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Applications Open for 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program

The City of Charleston is currently accepting applications from high school and college students ages 15-22 for the 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).   Accepted students will work 20 hours per week from June 4 to July 27 in various city departments including Recreation, Traffic and Transportation, and the Mayor’s Office for Children, Youth,…

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North Charleston Presents Interactive STEAM-based Children’s Theatre Performance April 12

The City of North Charleston’s Cultural Arts Department is pleased to offer a highly interactive Children’s Theatre performance at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center from 10:00-11:00am on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Savannah based theatre group The Story Ship will present The Great Pirate Race, a math-based “game show.” The program is best suited for…

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Shared Harvest Fund Launches a For-Purpose Social Impact Investment and Technology Platform That is Dedicated to Eliminating Student Loan Debt Through Volunteer Projects

In response to the growing $1.3 trillion student loan debt crisis in the U.S., Shared Harvest Fund, (https://www.sharedharvestfund.org/), is introducing practical, impactful, and sustainable opportunities for professionals saddled with student debt to pay back their loans. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, about 44 million Americans are carrying some form of student loan debt. The…

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Charleston County Public Library releases schedule for 20th annual Read Across America celebration

Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is joining the nation in celebrating the 20th annual Read Across America event, the signature program presented by the National Education Association (NEA). Read Across America celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the joys of reading. More than 45 million readers of all ages are expected to pick up a book…

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Celebrate The Power Of Mentoring During National Mentoring Month With Be A Mentor

Be A Mentor (BAM), a one-on-one, school-based mentoring initiative, will celebrate the power of mentoring throughout the month of January to recognize National Mentoring Month. Be A Mentor will hold National Mentoring Month events throughout the month of January. Events include hosting an aid station at the Charleston Marathon on January 13th, mentor networking events,…

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Diversity Scholar Program Strengthens Under-Represented Voices in Law

Despite better representation among summer associate classes, the legal profession remains one of the least diverse in the country. PracticePro’s Diversity Scholar Program — a training, coaching, and recruiting program for first-year law students (1Ls) — aims to change that. Applications for the Diversity Scholar Program are being accepted from students enrolled at ABA-accredited schools…

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UNCF/Carnival Corporate Scholars Program

The UNCF/Carnival Corporate Scholars Program, sponsored in partnership with Carnival Corporation, is seeking college sophomores and juniors of color, with an interest in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry and whose experience in their first two years of college demonstrates leadership and strategic and analytical ability. Candidates will be selected to participate in a two-year…

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