Our Work

From year-round education programs for children and families to the creation of community spaces to the integration of community policing, and paid internships for the youth in the neighborhood, our work has resulted in serious engagement and community ownership of their brilliance and academic experience. MCI’s ability to build
trust in the community by fully integrating itself into all aspect of life in Liberty City has helped MCI and its program partners create continuum of solutions for Liberty City’s children and families. 

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Early Childhood Programs

  • Placement of Children in Early Care and Education Centers
  • After-school and Summer programs - Growing Learners (pre-K)
  • Improving the Quality of Early Care and Education Centers in Liberty City
  • Parenting Classes
  • Early Childhood Network
  • Shared Services - Pilot

Learn more about Growing Learners

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K-12 Programs

  • Student Advocate Model
  • Growing Learners After-school (pre-K)
  • After-school and Summer program – Project Promise (K-5)
  • After-school and Summer program – Promising Futures Middle and High School
  • Enrichment Programs (Music, Sports, etc..)
  • Youth Development program – For children most in need.

Project Promise  Promising Futures   Student Advocates

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Family, Social Services and Health

  • Liberty City Advocate
  • Asthma Initiative
  • Resume, Training and Job Placement
  • Fresh Food Co-Op
  • Vegetable Gardens
  • Ufit Gym and Fitness
  • Sharing Wheels
  • Healthy Liberty City

Learn more about Healthy Liberty City

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Community Building

  • Block-by-Block Strategy
  • MCI Community Space I and II – Annie Coleman and Lincoln Field
  • Resident Engagement – focus on Safety (BuildHealth Grant)
  • Community Special Events - Christmas in July, Back to School Jam, Holiday Gatherings, Peace Walk

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