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Title: Northwestern University Settlement - Settlement Programs


1
OPENING DOORS OF OPPORTUNITY
  • Ron Manderschied, President

2
Northwestern Settlements Mission
  • Northwestern Settlement nurtures, educates, and
    inspires children and families in need to take
    personal responsibility and attain
    self-sufficiency.

3
Northwestern Settlements History
  • Founded in 1891
  • Settlement Movement began in 19th century
    London
  • Oldest Settlement in the City of Chicago to
    remain in continuous operation
  • Settlement assists families and individuals in
    overcoming the obstacles of poverty and
    inadequate resources, so that they may lead more
    fulfilling and productive lives
  • 8,000 neighbors are served annually through core
    programming and 32,000 through the award-winning
    Adventure Stage Chicago

4
Just the Facts
  • Our Participating Neighbors
  • Our Approach
  • 95 are living in poverty
  • 37 under the age of 18
  • 8,000 neighbors served each year
  • Exposure to the arts
  • Adventure Stage Chicago
  • CCT Arts Gallery
  • College-focused education
  • Head Start
  • Rowe Elementary School
  • After School
  • Alternatives to negative urban lifestyles
  • House In The Wood
  • AmeriCorps Project YES!
  • Crisis assistance
  • Emergency Services
  • Food Pantry
  • Golden Agers

5
Rowe Elementary School
  • Opened September 8, 2009
  • Prepare all K-8 scholars to succeed in and
    graduate from college
  • Deliver an academically rigorous education
  • Provide social and emotional support with
    Settlement wrap-around services

6
Rowe Elementary School
7
Head Start
  • Served 78 participants and 15,876 meals in FY09
  • Received accreditation through the National
    Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Success measured through improved general
    cognitive skills demonstration of emergent
    literacy, numeric, and language skills and
    improved attitudes towards learning
  • Feeder program for Rowe

8
Head Start
9
Emergency Services
  • Served 5,087 neighbors 392,024 pounds of food in
    FY09
  • Services include Food Pantry Meat Day
    clothing, rental, medical, and financial
    assistance Crate Barrel Holiday Assistance
  • Assist Rowe families

10
Emergency Services
11
House In The Wood
  • Served more than 400 children in FY09 at Lake
    Delavan, Wisconsin
  • Provides the outdoor camp experience to children
    and teens from economically disadvantaged
    families in Chicago
  • During the summer, HITW offers 6 to 8 sessions of
    camp Teen Camp, Family Camp, Summer Adventure
    Camp, two-week sessions for children ages 7 to
    12, and Leaders In Training
  • Rowe scholars will attend for 2 weeks in 4th
    grade

12
House In The Wood
13
Adventure Stage Chicago
  • Create dynamic theater for young audiences
  • Over 32,000 participants visited Vittum Theater
    in FY09
  • Provide Educational and Family Matinees as well
    as Neighborhood Bridges
  • Rowe scholars will participate in NB in 3rd grade

14
Adventure Stage Chicago
15
School Age Program
  • Extended Day / PeeWees, Little Rascals, Juniors,
    and 21st Century Doorway to Knowledge
  • 143 participants in FY09
  • Serve Rowe scholars

16
School Age Program
17
AmeriCorps
  • Project YES!
  • In FY09 36 full-time, 5 part-time, and 35 Jr.
    AmeriCorps members provided 80,540 hours of
    service through 72 volunteer activities to the
    West Town community
  • 99 retention rate
  • 3 Rowe members

18
AmeriCorps
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Our Auxiliary Boards
  • LEADERSHIP
  • SERVICE
  • INNOVATION
  • SUPPORT
  • COMMUNITY
  • North Shore Board
  • Associates Board
  • Evanston Womans Board
  • Chicago Board
  • Park Ridge Board
  • Winnetka Board

20
Settlement Volunteer Opportunities
  • YOUTH
  • Help children learn healthy lifestyle habits with
    Extended Day
  • Mentor Leaders-In-Training Teens
  • Play soccer and games with after-school
    participants
  • Rebuild trails and maintain campsites at House In
    The Wood
  • Be a Lunch Buddy during Rowe lunch periods
  • EDUCATION
  • Help a Rowe Elementary School scholar build their
    math and reading skills
  • Serve as a classroom assistant
  • Tutor a child after school
  • Read your favorite books to Head Start children

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Settlement Volunteer Opportunities
  • ARTS
  • Join the CCT Gallery Arts Committee
  • Usher at Adventure Stage Chicago performances
  • Become a Teaching Artist
  • EMERGENCY SERVICES
  • Distribute groceries
  • Gather in-kind donations like hats, coats,
    gloves, and winter boots
  • Connect with families in need
  • COMMUNITY SERVICES
  • Socialize with Seniors during weekly Golden
    Agers BINGO
  • Help build language skills at ESL classes
  • Contribute your skills and helping hand to
    special events like Thanksgiving Dinner,
    Christmas Adopt-A-Family, Neighborhood Caroling
    and More!

22
THANK YOU!
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