Charles L. Savage - 4:30
Executive Director, Fifth Ward Enrichment Program, Inc. (FWEP)
Posted Sep 28, 2015
Celebrating 31 years of continual service in one of Houston's most vulnerable and underserved communities. ' FWEP is a unique program which hires adult males as full-time mentors, campus advocates and front-line coordinators for boys, ages 12 to 19. ' FWEP's holistic approach to youth development is a unique program providing sustained mentoring with a comprehensive, after-school program ' Upcoming "Community Partnering Breakfast", September 17, at The Junior League, with theme of "Our Boys Matter!". ' Historically, more than 90% of FWEP youth are promoted to the next grade level or graduate from high school. ' 98% of FWEP participants in the 2014-2015 school-year (145 of 148) were promoted or graduated from their respective high schools. ' FWEP male youth are part of group that comprises the largest number of dropouts, or potential dropouts, in HISD.
Produced by: Houston Newsmakers Team
Type a keyword and press enter to search