United Communities to Advance our Neighborhoods, (UCAN) Inc. is a nonprofit organization. We seek to develop twenty-first century skills integrating curriculum with leadership and communications as identified with the Twenty-first Century Framework with special programming that can be fit within the school day or after school! Let us help as schools seek to prepare youth with Career and/or College Ready Skills! We promote Parent, Family and Community Engagement which can increase student achievement. Read one of the founder's ASCD Edge blogs on Family Engagement.
UCAN, Inc. has offered after school club & summer camp events in science, technology, engineering & math (STEM) as well as special events for other community organizations. We can create events to suit your needs and participants' interest. Visit our pages on Workshops, Social Studies, Bessie Rose, etc. for cultural/programming ideas and Speaker requests. UCAN also offers Scholarships!
If there is an art to better equipping our emerging leaders to excel, then together we can create a masterpiece, uniting one community at a time.
"Our primary focus is local. Our potential outreach is global."