Neu-Life offers programs in five key areas:

Arts Education

Creative & Performance Arts: Drumming, poetry/spoken word, painting, photography, dance, etc.

Annual Youth Art Show: All three sites contribute to our art show which focuses on a specific theme

Academic Enrichment & Life Skills

Student Advocate Program: Case-management style of the attendance and academics of our most consistent attendees

Academic Enrichment: Homework help and tutoring

Evidence-Based Curriculums: Teenage Pregnancy Prevention (Healthy Girls Program), ATODA (Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drug Abuse), Life Skills, and Too Good for Drugs & Violence

Health & Wellness

Health Programs: Urban Agriculture & Youth Healthy Cooking Club

Wellness Programs: Yoga, Girls on the Run, Basketball, & Wellness Field Trips

Service Learning & Entrepreneurship

Leadership Programming: Lead to Succeed, a leadership program that focuses on careers in the water industry

Entrepreneurship: Teens launched “Beasty Barrels,” a custom painted rain barrel business

Community Action Projects

Crosswalk Project: Youth advocated to have a city crosswalk installed at a busy intersection across from our local park

Lot of Respect: Teens turned a vacant lot on 19th St & Meinecke Ave into a community park & outdoor classroom

Pay It Forward: Teens did “random acts of kindness” for our neighbors such as painting decks, cleaning yards, etc

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Each year, Neu-Life youth make and sell art in collaboration with local artists. 100% of the proceeds from art sales support Neu-Life's mission.



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