Higher Ground believes that it takes a community to raise a child. They factor in all aspects of a student’s life including academics, physical activity and personal development. To this end, they provide behavioral health and social-emotional learning to critically at-risk youth suffering from the effects of childhood trauma and poverty. These services are provided through the Youth Development, In School Program and the Community School Initiative programs.
SVP Impact: $25,000 in 2017, renewable for 2 additional years + Partner time and expertise