To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr's life, the Arkansas Commitment and The Clinton Foundation worked together to set up an event that was focused on rehabilitating a school in downtown Little Rock, AK.
Hundreds of students from all ages showed up to give back to the community and and perform tasks such as painting building walls and designing art by free-hand.
Federal Programs Related to - Education, General/Other
Programs that provide opportunities for people in the community to acquire the knowledge, skills, desirable qualities of behavior and character, wisdom and general competence that will enable them to fully participate in and enjoy the social, political, economic and intellectual life of the community. Home-Based Education; Home Education; Home Schooling
Federal Programs Related to - Elementary & Secondary Education
Programs that provide formal education for children in kindergarten or first grade through grade twelve. Alternative Education; Charter Schools; Elementary Schools; Junior High Schools; K-12 Education; Kindergarten Education; Kindergartens; Middle Schools; Primary Schools; Senior High Schools
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
The Larder Cook School in West Lothian is a social enterprise that trains young people for a career in the food business. Recently, the school has launched a crowdfunder to help it teach another 80 students a year.