Heart of the Matter

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As we kick off 2024, some 235 youth and young adults ages 13 to 25 in four Civic Heart programs need to be matched with a responsible adult mentor. It’s a tall order. But January is Mentor Appreciation Month.

As You Reflect on Your Blessings This Holiday Season, Consider Becoming a Beacon of Change and Help us Improve and Enrich the Quality of Life for Others

As we embrace the spirit of thankfulness and generosity this holiday season, we want to express our heartfelt gratitude for the incredible support we’ve received from many supporters of Civic Heart, including our volunteers, sponsors and donors, program partners, community organizations, community and faith leaders, and all those who make it possible for us to carry out our mission our mission of helping people to empower themselves.

When Change Happens, We Can Be The Civic Heart In The Matter.

Ms Stagg has graciously committed to supporting our new CEO, Kionta Carter, by bringing her 23 years of Civic Heart experience to bear during the onboarding.

Youth Justice Awareness Month: Civic Heart Collaborative Approach to Youth Justice Gains National, Local Recognition

Some say it takes a village to raise a child. But what does it take to get a child out of the justice system? What does it take for youth at risk of re-offending to believe their goals and dreams are possible and seek a new path? What does it take for an almost-drop-out to graduate in the top 15 percent with a full university scholarship? At Civic Heart, we say it takes a Community

Self-Empowerment: A Back-to-School Supply Must

For some students, the first day of school holds the hope of new shoes and fashion, fun times with friends, and more school awards. For others, the day looms as the dreaded end of a much-needed break from past challenges and the fear of future failures.

New Office Lease, New Lease on Life

The decision to relocate Civic Heart headquarters in June to One Emancipation Center was an easy one. Outgrowing our Elgin Street home of 18 years made the move necessary.

Civic responsibility: Whose is it?

Other than recalling a civics class or a pick-up game at the civic center, most of us don’t give the word civic much thought. Much less the concept of our civic responsibility.

New Name, Same Heart

The time arrived for us to write our next chapter, beginning with a new name … Civic Heart.