Volunteers in Public Schools

Funding Amount: $7,500

Alliance’s Priority Funding Area:

Student Growth and Development, Out-of-School-Time

Community Impact: Volunteers In Public Schools (VIPS) champions community responsibility for quality education. Aligned with its mission, VIPS envisions measurable district-wide impact through adept volunteers. Its Take The Lead project at Tara High empowers students with the REELS framework. Scholars, meeting bi-monthly with community leaders, develop self-awareness and crucial empowerment skills for control over their destinies.