Paint The Town 2014...Open Your Heart.....Ignite a Spark! Save the Date!
THE GEORGETOWN PROJECT BUILDS A BIGGER NEST - Collaborations Enhance Services For Local Youth Living in Transition - The Georgetown Project is pleased to announce that the first overnight safe haven for youth living in transition has opened as of October 1. Click here for more info
Local partners in the newly formed Assets Afterschool Alliance joined together for the national Lights On Afterschool event by hosting open houses with tours and refreshments in 19 locations across the community on October 17th from 4-6. Over 200 parents and children attended the open houses and free movie on the square.
The Forum for Youth Investment showcases The Georgetown Project and partners as a Ready by 21 national model for community collaboration in improving the outcomes for youth. Click here to read more...
This ZERO TO THREE Web exclusive is an interactive learning tool designed to help parents and caregivers encourage their young children's early learning.
For many first generation college students, a college degree is truly a ticket to a different life. Lea Cantu, a 21-year-old Dell Scholar at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX, will graduate in 2014. Her journey from high school to college has spanned homelessness, depression and hearing loss, and yet she’s persevered. Lea’s grit, determination, and resourcefulness are, perhaps even more than her academic abilities, the qualities that we view as most predictive of students’ ultimate success in completing college and obtaining a degree...more
KID CITY Summer Camp was awesome! Research with over 5,000 families from 80 camps shows that youth in quality summer camps experience significant growth in 10 development areas, including values and decision making, leadership, friendship skills, and self-esteem. Click here for more info on Kid City and here for the research linking quality summer camps with positive youth outcomes.
Read about Lydia Garcia, past TGP Board Member, now a student at UT, involved with "Horns Helping Horns"
Over 200 local youth united to serve our community during 2013 MLK Youth Service Day! (Developmental Assets #9: Service to Others) Click HERE to learn more about the Power of Assets!
SU Resource Guide to Georgetown Social and Nonprofit Organizations
SU Resource Guide to Greater Austin Area Social and Nonprofit Organizations