The Learning Never Stops at Grace Place!
It is no secret that kids have suffered alarming drops in reading skills during the pandemic. Experts say that the limitations of remote learning have exacerbated existing literacy teaching issues. According to the New York [...]
From Middle School Students to Leaders of the Future!
For the last four weeks, our 7th and 8th graders in our Academy of Leaders program have participated in the Crowning Daughters for Success leadership course. The students covered topics on building a strong character [...]
A Good Start to the Year
Seven students from the LEAD (Leaders Empowered to Achieve Dreams)high school college and career readiness program were recently recognized for their successful completion of The Vault, a financial literacy program offered in partnership with Youth [...]
Opening Doors for Better Opportunities!
Diego Guillen Hernandez, age 38, came to the United States from Venezuela nearly three years ago with his wife, Marilyn, and two daughters, Maria, and Camila. In Venezuela, Diego was a college-educated computer engineer focusing [...]
The difference a bike can make!?
For the days she does not have the Grace Place LEAD program after school, it’s a 37-minute walk from Golden Gate High School to Jovania’s house in Golden Gate city. When Jovania participates in weekend [...]
They’re going to college!?
This spring, Grace Place alumna, Rebecca Paul, will celebrate an early graduation from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) – with honors. She will be “debt-free,” thanks to the incredible gift of a full-tuition scholarship she received [...]