A Good Start to the Year

2022-06-07T14:55:51+00:00June 7th, 2022|After-School High School, General News, Uncategorized|

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 4 Orphans. The students had the highest scores in the financial literacy course in addition to having perfect attendance.  They learned about [...]

The difference a bike can make!?

2022-06-07T14:20:24+00:00June 7th, 2022|After-School High School, General News, Uncategorized|

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 LEAD (Leaders Empowered to Achieve Dreams) high school program activities at Grace Place or volunteers in the food pantry, it’s [...]

Grace Place Reopens for Summer Programs

2020-06-12T13:30:51+00:00June 12th, 2020|Adult Education, After-School Elementary, After-School High School, After-School Middle School, AP Leadership, Bright Beginnings, Change Makers, COVID-19, Family Literacy, General News, School Age Programs, Staff|

We are pleased to announce our reopening for early childhood, youth and adult education summer programming. Grace Place summer programs include a nine-week Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) class which began on June 8, a six-week elementary and middle school summer program beginning June 15, a five-week virtual high school program beginning June 15, and a combination [...]

Class of 2020

2020-09-10T17:36:43+00:00May 10th, 2020|After-School High School, AP Leadership, General News|

Student Perspective: Nelly Perez, Jubilee Scholarship Award Recipient My name is Nelly Perez, and I've recently received some life-changing news. I found out that I am one of the two recipients of the Grace Place for Children and Families Jubilee Scholarship. The day I was told, I was at a loss for words. This scholarship [...]

It’s a Holly, Jolly Christmas at Grace Place

2019-01-03T17:31:55+00:00December 27th, 2018|Adult Education, After-School High School, AP Leadership, Bright Beginnings, Family Literacy, General News, Uncategorized|

It’s a Holly, Jolly Christmas at Grace Place! All week long, families, staff, and volunteers hosted Christmas themed events and brought the Christmas Spirit to our campus for all our amazing students. To kick off the festivities, our Bright Beginnings moms hosted a special Christmas presentation and impressed staff and volunteers alike. With [...]

Meet the 2018 Jubilee Scholarship Winners

2018-07-05T17:27:55+00:00July 6th, 2018|After-School High School, AP Leadership, Change Makers, General News, School Age Programs|

“You’ve won the Jubilee Scholarship.” Five words that changed Karen Merillien and Marlen Hernandez’s lives forever. The Jubilee Scholarship, a four-year “full ride” to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), is offered exclusively to two Grace Place AP Leadership students each year. The scholarship includes all tuition costs, books, housing and a living [...]