Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Helping African American Middle School Students Transition to High School with the New Normal Project: A Grant Proposal
by Le Blanc, Jordan D., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2017, 50; 10262697
Abstract (Summary)

African American students who come from low-income communities and attended underfunded schools are at increased risks of not graduating from high school, an outcome that has negative lifelong implications. Research documents that develop supports for these students increases the likelihood of attaining academic success. The purpose of this project was to write a grant proposal for a community project that Success In Challenges Inc., located in Long Beach, California that can recruit at risk African American students and provide individual, familial, education and community supports. This grant proposal includes staffing, implementation time lines, evaluation, and a budget. A suggested funder is included. Implications for social work policy, practice and advocacy are discussed. The actual submission for funding was not required for successful completion of this project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Mayers-Pasztor, Eileen
Commitee: Campbell, Venetta, Ranney, Molly
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 56/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Social work
Keywords:
Publication Number: 10262697
ISBN: 9781369715828
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