Enrichment Alliance of Virginia, Inc.
PO Box 1423
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
|Primary Contact||MaryAnna Dunn|
|Executive Director||MaryAnna Dunn|
|Primary Focus Area||Children/Youth (non-education)|
The Enrichment Alliance of Virginia is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing ideas, people, and resources together to enrich the out-of-school school time of critically under-served children and youth.
The Enrichment Alliance provides enriching activities for children with Special Needs, English Language Learners, Rural Children, and other children with limited access to the humanities and sciences outside of school. We also provide trainings and other forms support to enrichment providers in order to help them become more inclusive of critically under-served children.
|Title:||The Summer Inclusion Program|
|Description:||We collaborate with related organizations to provide trainings and support for inclusion of children with disabilities in summer camps.|
|Examples of Program Success:||For the past 8 years, we have partnered with Camping for All, Charlottesville Parks and Recreation, and Charlottesville CLASS, to support the inclusion of children with special needs in their summer day camps.|
|Total Program Budget:||9200|
|Category:||Inclusion of children with disabilities.|
Our organization partners with McGuffey Art Center sculptor Ninni Baeckstrom and area schools and youth programs on Monumental Collaborations. Through this program, under-served youth collaborate with the artist to design and create site specific sculptures that celebrate their communities. We have completed sculptures at William Monroe Middle School in Greene County and at Charlottesville High School. We are currently working on a pair of murals at Jack Jouett Middle School.
|Examples of Program Success:||We have completed sculptures at William Monroe Middle School and Charlottesville High School. We have completed one mural at Jack Jouett Middle School and will begin the second during the 2017 semester.|
|Total Program Budget:||$3400.00|
|Category:||Art, Disabilitie, Low-Income, ELL|