Community-based Organizations

Big Brothers - Big Sisters
They offer programs such as School-based mentoring. Children have someone from the program mentor them during school.

Computer Generations
This nonprofit organization provides computer training to people of all ages in order to help them succeed in an increasingly technological society.

E3 - Excellent Education for Everyone
Excellent Education for Everyone, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving K-12 education and promoting educational options for all the New Jersey students.

Global Learning
Global Learning, Inc. is a non-profit educational organization that translates the world's growing interdependence into educational activities for teachers, students, librarians, and educational systems, from elementary school through college and in community settings.

ProLiteracy champions the power of literacy to improve the lives of adults and their families, communities, and societies. They envision a world in which everyone can read, write, compute, and use technology to lead healthy, productive, and fulfilling lives.

Research for Better Schools (RBS)
Research for Better Schools is a non-profit educational research & development firm that has been serving educators in the Mid-Atlantic region of Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania since 1966. Their mission is to help students achieve by supporting improvement efforts in schools and other education programs.

United Way
The United Way launched an initiative to cut the number of high school dropouts in half by 2018. United Way's model focuses on supportive communities, effective schools and strong families — strategies and approaches rooted in research.

YMCA YFACE—Youth Finding Activities in Community Engagement—a service-learning and volunteerism tool is designed to help engage teens with community issues and service.  YMCA YFACE offers a platform for discussion, easy-to-use methods and abundant resources for adults to help teens examine their interests, skills and talents and determine what motivates them to make a difference in their community.