For a Real Change, Inc. offers multiple programs for young people from kindergarten through high school with collaborative initiatives for college students. All of our programs strive to educate young people and advance critical thinking skills in order to develop leaders to make a positiveView Detail
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For a Real Change, Inc. values partnerships, and Bowling Green, Kentucky is home to several organizations who support youth development along with community leaders who work together on different initiatives. In addition to the partnership for Living as Leaders, For a Real Change is oneView Detail
Living as Leaders aims to develop the leadership capacity in youth through creating a foundational understanding of leadership and increasing each youth’s knowledge of common life skills. The program is implemented in partnership with LIFE Mentoring with support from the WKU Intercultural Student Engagement Center.
“I was walking around campus telling God ‘I want to make a difference in this world, and I want to create change’,” Julia Rivas said. This prayer she spoke led to nearly a decade of situations lining up for her to do just that.
College teams make apparel for babies, and kids cheer for college sports teams alongside their parents on game day. Aside from knowing colleges exist, when do parents start talking to their children about attending a college or university? Shannon Wilson Sherman, Karen Kerr, Nne Ragland, and Jessica Forrest share when they started talking with their children about college.
For a Real Change, Inc. is seeking responses from college graduates to answer the question “What does it mean to be college ready?” For those interested in sharing your experience, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. This information is being collected for an upcoming blog post in our College Ready section.
You don’t know this, but my second semester in college ended with me on academic probation. My excuse – I lacked the maturity and discipline needed for a successful first year. I am sure people expected I would never graduate. If so, they were wrong. I finished strong. Now years later, I get to start my sixth year teaching a course for freshmen that helps them better prepare for college.
Volunteers mean so much to For A Real Change, Inc. Volunteers may serve within programs or as contributing writers and creative volunteers supporting the programs in other ways. Specific volunteer opportunities will be posted on our Volunteer page as they become available.
Within For a Real Change, we believe that teachers, speakers, and assistants serve as mentors – advising and guiding the youth. The For a Real Change mentors empower youth by supporting them in identifying the power within themselves.
The For a Real Change team consists of our executive director and board of directors. The board of directors meets monthly and remain our first supporters. Each board member volunteers with at least one For a Real Change program and promotes education in other areas of their lives.