21st Century Community Learning Center RFP

Firewall Centers, will be submitting a proposal in response to the 21st Century Community Learning Center Request for Proposals. Through Firewall Centers’ 21st CCLC program, 50 students at Flamingo Elementary School will be served during the 2019/2020 academic year. Students will be provided with tutoring, Project Based Learning (PBL), cross-curricular activities, and homework assistance to support[…]

July 2019 Newsletter

Though school is officially out for summer, Firewall’s work continues. This summer, we offered a six-week program in a mobile home park community in Davie. Our program focuses on preparing students for the upcoming school year and consists of leadership training, English-language exercises, and math review. At Firewall, we pride ourselves on being a dynamic[…]

June 2019 Newsletter

Meet John, an AmeriCorps Firewall Mentor that worked daily with our Western High School students this past school year. John graduated from Princeton University in 2018 and will attend Duke Law School in the fall to pursue his dream of becoming a lawyer. He has always had a passion for helping others and serving the[…]

May 2019 Newsletter

Our Servant Leader Celebration hosted by Eric Yutzy was amazing! Our keynote speaker, Anita Fain Taylor, shared with the students that “regardless of what job you are given, as small as it may seem, give it your all.” We also recognized our graduating High School seniors, including Arnold, a Firewall student that has been with[…]

April 2019 Newsletter

Meet De’Andre, a Firewall student. De’Andre didn’t think he’d be able to graduate, but now he’s graduating a year early! De’Andre started attending Firewall in 6th grade. Throughout Middle School and into 9th grade, he was unmotivated to do work and struggled in most of his classes. But Firewall’s long term mentoring and tutoring developed[…]

March 2019 Newsletter

Soroptimist International of Davie visited our Western High School Center and shared their ‘Dream It, Be It’ curriculum that provides career support for girls. Two students shared with the group about their dream to go to college. During their last session, one of the Soroptimist ladies gifted them each with $100 to start their college fund! The[…]