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All materials must include the following disclaimer: This is not a school-sponsored activity and the Racine Unified School District does not approve, support or endorse this program/activity.

Coffee with the County - April 24

Speak with Racine County team members to learn more about services and resources across FoodShare, rental assistance, transportation, training credentials, youth summer employment, and more.

When: 10 am – 2 pm Saturday, April 24th
Where: The Main Project and Café (1014 State Street, Racine)

Contact: Pastor Melvin Hargrove
Community Impact and Diversity Coordinator
melvin.hargrove@racinecounty.com  (262) 638-6551

Safe Haven Racine @ The Milwaukee Milkmen - May 31

SAFE Haven of Racine, Inc. is thrilled to be the featured non-profit at the May 31st Milwaukee Milkmen Game! For 50 years, SAFE Haven of Racine has been a beacon of hope and shelter for youth up to 17 years of age. Click here for ticket and event info.

Youth Volunteer Corps hosted by the Volunteer Center of Racine

The Youth Volunteer Corps creates volunteer opportunities for student ages 11 - 18 to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. Our Team Leader supervises, trains, and encourages youth through volunteerism to know more about Racine and learn how a youth's volunteerism contributes to well-being of our community. Click here for program information and a sampling of the projects our student volunteers have worked on.

Learn more at on the Youth Volunteer Corps website, by contacting teamleader@volunteerracine.org or by calling 262-886-9612.

Mount Pleasant 2021 Summer Programs

Click here for program flyer.

Racine Art Museum's Wustum Museum

Racine Art Museum's Wustum Museum offers art classes throughout the school year and summer. Classes for adults and children in a wide variety of media. Sharpen your skills and learn something new! In addition, both the Racine Art Museum and RAM's Wustum Museum offer FREE drop-in art opportunities monthly. Spend time in the galleries looking at art and then make your own creation to take home with you.

For a list of available classes, visit: ramart.org/education/art-classes

For more information, contact Tricia Blasko at tblasko@ramart.org

Racine County Foster

Interested in becoming a Racine County foster parent? Foster parents offer a temporary home for children until they can be safely returned to their own homes. Racine County currently needs homes open and willing to accept siblings and older children between the ages of 5 - 18 years of age. Learn more at an upcoming informational session held every third Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. at 1717 Taylor Ave., classroom D or every third Saturday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m. at 201 S. Kendrick Ave., in Burlington, WI. Contact Jessica Scheeler for more information at 262.638.6595 or email jessica.scheeler@racinecounty.org.

John XXIII Educational Center

John XXIII Educational Center offers academic and social support for 6th-12th graders as well as activities, mentoring and tutoring Monday through Thursday, 4:00-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m. Click here to find out how you can take advantage of or get involved in these awesome opportunities!

WI Facets

WI FACETS is a parent training and information center that assists parents and educators in navigating the Special Education system. WI FACETS offers training (online & in-person), as well as information and referrals via phone. Call (877) 374-0511 for more information.

Salvation Army Healthy Kids Diner

The Healthy Kids Diner offers a nutritious hot meal program for kids 18 and under six days per week at The Salvation Army and selected COP Houses in the City of Racine. The program also offers opportunities for children to have positive interactions with Racine police officers. There are no fees. Click here 

Mrs. Myers’ Reading Room

Mrs. Myers’ Reading Room offers a wide variety of services at our center located nearby in Racine. Click here to learn more.

UW-Extension 4-H Program, Racine County

4‑H empowers young people to lead for a lifetime. Our programs in science, healthy living and civic engagement are backed by a network of 100 public universities and a robust community of 4‑H volunteers and professionals. Through hands-on learning, kids build not only confidence, creativity and curiosity, but also life skills such as leadership and resiliency to help them thrive today and tomorrow. Click here to learn more.

Racine Theatre Guild

Children of all ages have the chance to sharpen their dancing, singing, and acting skills through exciting theatre classes! Kids can also be introduced to the magic of theatre all year long with imaginative Packy Plays presented by the Racine Children’s Theatre!

4C-For Children

4C-For Children is Southeastern Wisconsin’s Child Care Resource & Referral agency. 4C helps families locate child care and gives families information about each child care provider’s quality star rating. This is a free service to all families who live in Racine. For more detailed information, call 262-633-0959 or 414-562-2676 or visit the 4C website at http://4c-forchildren.force.com/referral to start your childcare search. This is not a school-sponsored activity and the Racine Unified School District does not approve, support or endorse this program/activity.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

To help keep hazardous waste out of our rivers and lakes we ask that the residents of the City of Racine, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, Mount Pleasant, North Bay, Sturtevant & Wind Point take advantage of our Household Hazardous Waste collection events! Proper disposal of hazardous materials is important for our environment and our health.

Click here for more information and collection dates.

Advancing Family Assets - Young Adults Program

The Advancing Family Assets (AFA) Programs aim to increase financial stability and family success by focusing on three key areas: income, education, and whole health. Through the AFA Programs, families with school age children and young adults (17-28) gain access to new resources and build a strong network of personalized supports as they take steps to establish and achieve goals that lead to lasting change.

Click here for more information.

Advancing Family Assets Program

The Advancing Family Assets Program works one-on-one with families in the 53403 and 53405 zip codes to increase financial stability and overall family success through a focus on three key areas: income, whole health, and education. Call 262-632-6200 x111 for more information or download the brochure here.

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