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  1. 1. What is Central Little Rock Promise Neighborhood<br />The Central Little Rock Promise neighborhood aims to organize programs and services in targeted areas south of I-630 around the academic needs of children and their families to ensure happy, healthy and productive childhoods and greater academic success from pre-school through college and career training. This effort will aim to work with all children in the community and will include schools, after-school programs, community-based services to families, and improved neighborhood conditions such as health and safety.<br />
  2. 2. About Us/ What we do<br />The CLRPN is a coalition of partners led by UALR, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Central Arkansas Library System, City of Little Rock, Little Rock School District, and New Futures for youth. <br />The Central Little Rock Promise Neighborhood is a commitment, a planning process, and a partnership.<br />
  3. 3. Based on the Harlem Children’s Zone<br />The HCZ model aims to break the cycle of poverty by focusing primarily and intensely on the social and educational development of children. <br />“An organization that has set out to prove that poor, black children can and do succeed.” Oprah Winfrey<br />
  4. 4. Learning from Harlem Children’s Zone<br />
  5. 5. Based on the Harlem Children’s Zone<br />By addressing the needs of the entire community, HCZ isn't simply helping children beat the odds, it's helping to change the odds.<br />The focus is from cradle to college to community: preparing our kids for bright futures.<br />More information can be found at Harlem Children Zone’s website:<br />
  6. 6. Target Area<br /><ul><li>Interstate 630 on the north
  7. 7. Boyle Park on the west
  8. 8. Fourche Creek Bottoms on the south
  9. 9. Martin Luther King Drive on the east </li></ul>Target Schools<br /><ul><li>Bale Elementary
  10. 10. Franklin Elementary
  11. 11. Stephens Elementary
  12. 12. Forest Heights Middle School
  13. 13. Hall High School</li></li></ul><li>Kids want change<br />
  14. 14. Partners<br />
  15. 15. Partners see hope<br />
  16. 16. Get Involved<br />Volunteers are needed to help with the planning process.<br />If you are interested in volunteering, sharing an idea, or getting more information call 501.683.7356 or send an email to<br />There are several teams you can join!<br /><br />Data<br />Finance<br />Solutions<br />Sustainability<br />Request someone to come speak to your group or organization. Or sign up for the monthly news letter.<br />
  17. 17. Connect with us<br />There are multiple ways you can stay connected and informed about Central Little Rock Promise Neighborhood. <br />
  18. 18. Contact us<br />The CLRPN office is located in the Bailey Alumni & Friends Center on the campus of UALR.<br />Mailing Address:<br />2801 S. University Avenue – Bailey CenterLittle Rock, AR 72204<br />Email us at: lrpromise@gmail.comFor general information, please call 501.683.7356<br />Don’t forget to visit for more information!<br />
  19. 19. We are the Promise<br />