Spotlight: Middle School Engagement

This month, we'll be talking about Middle School Engagement. Stay tuned as we share our work, the data behind this Step to Success and spotlight some of our partners.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

United Way’s Tax Assistance Programs provide free income tax preparation for households with income of $56,000 or less.

Petersburg City & Schools Partnership

The Petersburg City and Schools Partnership works to create the climate and conditions for every child to succeed by providing a sustainable, coordinated system of supports and access.

NextUp RVA

We talked to Barbara Couto Sipe about the importance of after-school programs and how schools and parents can take advantage of these programs to help keep kids engaged.

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Steps to Success

United Way’s Steps to Success illustrate key milestones on the path to success.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

We invited Ann Rohde Payes, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Inc., to tell us about her work.

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By the Numbers

Dive deep into the data related to eighth grade SOL scores, chronic absenteeism, suspensions and expulsions and relationships with caring adults.

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