Horatio Alger Strategic Partners
The Horatio Alger Association's Strategic Partners provide essential collaboration in advancing the Mission of the Association and promoting its Membership and Scholarship Programs. The missions of our Strategic Partners underscore the Mission of the Horatio Alger Association in recognizing individual excellence, good citizenship and the virtue of perseverance despite adversity. We are proud to work together to pursue these important ideals.
CRISTO REY NETWORK: TRANSFORMING URBAN AMERICA ONE STUDENT AT A TIME.CHICAGO
The Cristo Rey Network prepares young people with limited options for college.
All Cristo Rey Network students participate in a Corporate Work-Study Program through which they finance up to 70% of the cost of their education, gain real world job experience, grow in self-confidence, develop a strong work ethic, and realize the relevance of their education. Assigned to a 4-member job sharing team, each student works 5 days per month to cover a standard 40-hour work week. Last year, Network schools contracted with over 1,200 corporate sponsors to secure more than 1,000 work-study jobs for our students. The Corporate Work-Study Program is vital to the member schools' financial sustainability and long-term success. The Cristo Rey Network is made up of 24 inner city high schools across the country.
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GIVE US YOUR POOR: THE CAMPAIGN TO END HOMELESSNESSMCCORMACK GRADUATE SCHOOL OF POLICY STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, BOSTON
The Give US Your Poor mission is to create a revolution in public awareness, dispel myths and inspire action towards ending epidemic homeless in the United States. It works to affect change at the policy level, engage volunteerism and contributions at the individual and corporate levels through media, technology and education; and to channel support to partner homeless organizations.
HOWARD GOTLIEB ARCHIVAL RESEARCH CENTERBOSTON UNIVERSITY
The mission of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is to capture and document history by collecting manuscripts from individuals who play a significant part in the fields of journalism, poetry, literature and criticism, dance, music, theater, film, television and political and religious movements. The center strives to preserve the documents and make them readily available to researchers while administering all legal copyrights and restrictions. For more information, please visit the Horatio Alger Association Collection online at the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center website. You may also visit the Gotlieb Center's Collection information online regarding the Association's Co-Founder, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale.
JERICHO PROJECT: OFF THE STREETS. ON WITH LIFE.NEW YORK CITY
Jericho Project's mission is to end homelessness at its roots by creating a community that inspires individual change, fosters sustainable independence, and motivates men and women to reach their greatest potential. Jericho's nationally-recognized program model combines supportive housing, individualized relapse prevention counseling, family reunification support, vocational and educational programming, and ongoing aftercare to an average of 300 formerly homeless individuals each year.
NETWORK FOR TEACHING ENTREPRENEURSHIP. START IT UP.NEW YORK CITY
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship's mission is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize business opportunities and to plan for successful futures. Our vision is that all young people can find their path to success.
NORC's mission is to conduct high quality social science research in the public interest. NORC's values and guiding principles also include achieving excellence as leaders in social science research and in every facet of its work by providing advanced solutions for collecting, analyzing and sharing data. NORC meets or exceeds clients' expectations for quality and achieving an appropriate balance of time, budget and scope.