GET PLUGGED IN Leadership Program (GPI) is an innovative and effective program model that strives “to help 3rd-8th graders develop coping and critical thinking skills through social emotional learning.” This program focuses on the child’s mental wellness.
Community Now’s “Me, Myself & Mine Natural Hair Education” is an empowerment program of self-awareness and pride in kinky curly hair. This program focuses on minority youth in the foster care system by educating foster parents and youth on proper hair care and maintenance, building resilience and lifting self-esteem.
Community Now is deeply engaged in the Inland Empire Kindness Alliance. In keeping with our commitment to cultivating a supportive environment in the community that fosters mental and physical wellness, the Alliance brings together businesses, elected officials, individuals, students, families and nonprofit organizations to “get caught doing kind things.”
COMMUNITY NOW: CULTIVATING RESILIENCE FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Founded in 2010 as a grassroots organization promoting campus safety, Community Now has become an important partner with the Moreno Valley Unified School District in promoting mental wellness among 3rd-8th graders. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Community Now is one of the few mental health promotion programs in the Inland Empire that focuses on elementary and middle school students.
What would you give to change the life of a child?
For those who seek to make the world a better place, Community Now offers an innovative and effective and way to make a positive difference.