Shared goal(s): Establish or Sustain community learning hubs/pods/academic-childcare collaborative, Support youth during remote/virtual/online school time learning
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations throughout the Tulsa area created hub site programs to address the need for childcare and distance learning support at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year.
Lead organization partners: The Opportunity Project, Tulsa Public Schools, the YMCA of Greater Tulsa, Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Metro Tulsa, City of Tulsa Parks and Recreation
Kinds of organization: Advocacy/Intermediary Non-profit Organization, Direct Service Non-profit Organization, Faith-based Non-profit Organization, Government Entity, School/School District
Participant population: Parents/Caregivers/Guardians, Youth (Ages 14-17 or Grades 9-12), Youth (Ages 5-13 or Grades K-8)
Youth development support targetted: Childcare, School Remote/Virtual/Online Classes, Whole Child/Positive Youth Development
Primary funding source: Government Entity/Grant, Local Philanthropy
SUPPORT DETAILS: INITIATIVE, PROGRAM, SERVICE
Timeframe: Fall 2020 (Academic Year), Spring 2021 (Academic Year), Winter 2020 (Academic Year)
Total capacity: 1,350 youth
Health and safety: Compliance with State/County/City guidance, Limited room occupancy, Multiple hand washing/sanitizing stations, Physical distancing, Required masks for all--adults and youth--on site, Youth temperature checks
How do you address inequity?
The Tulsa Hub Sites address inequity by providing access to free and low-cost childcare programs throughout the city of Tulsa so that parents who are not able to take time off of work or who work from home have a high-quality and accessible option for their children while schools are operating virtually. These hub sites also provide critical access to food and meals for families most vulnerable to hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Courtney King, The Opportunity Project, email@example.com
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