Summer Programming Heats Up

  • Posted by Lio De Jesus
  • On June 8, 2016
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  As the temperature gets hotter, so does LaunchPad programming. We are underway in the next and final phase of programming that will take place at Dobie Middle School under the LaunchPad flag. We began on Monday morning, and have already had a blast with the kids, and are expectant of a lot more fun […]
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Teacher Impact Stories: Mr. Shreve

  • Posted by Lio De Jesus
  • On May 27, 2016
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Throughout the course of LaunchPad’s time at Dobie, we have worked with so many wonderful faculty and staff members who have dedicated their time to working with us to impact the students. As LaunchPad continues to move forward, we took the time to speak with some of our campus partners and asked them to share […]
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Teacher Impact Stories: Mr. Cavazos

  • Posted by Lio De Jesus
  • On May 23, 2016
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Throughout the course of LaunchPad’s time at Dobie, we have worked with so many wonderful faculty and staff members who have dedicated their time to working with us to impact the students. As LaunchPad continues to move forward, we took the time to speak with some of our campus partners and asked them to share […]
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ALL In For Fatherhood

  • Posted by Lio De Jesus
  • On May 18, 2016
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In today’s society, we are unfortunately facing some terrible truths that we could have never anticipated. The number of single parent homes has doubled since 1960. One-third of all American children are raised without a father. And of those kids, they are severely above the national average when it comes to issues of crime, education, […]
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Hombre: By The Photos

  • Posted by Lio De Jesus
  • On May 10, 2016
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Hombre a Hombre 2016 was a resounding success on all levels. From the weather, food and games, to the march, the awesome car show and once-in-a-lifetime speakers, it was an unforgettable experience for the near 1000 people in attendance. With the help of an amazing photography team, we were able to capture some of the […]
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LaunchPad Fundraising Luncheon

  • Posted by Lio De Jesus
  • On April 21, 2016
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Our LP annual fundraiser was held on Friday April 1st. Our theme this year was “Be the Difference – Our Communities, Our Youth”. The event was a focus on the launch of our new “ALL IN” Fatherhood initiative.  We want to thank our local sponsors, business champions and community partners that came to support our […]
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Blast From The Past!

  • Posted by Lio De Jesus
  • On April 21, 2016
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For over 8 years, LaunchPad has had the opportunity to work with hundreds of students and, as a result, impact the lives of many families and the Rundberg community. The challenge with this line of work, however, is not seeing the immediate return of the work we are doing with these students. Luckily, we were […]
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Finding Their Own Beat

  • Posted by concierge
  • On September 16, 2014
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During the Summer Program, students where given the chance to follow the beat to their own drums. LaunchPad the Center opened up a new program for the summer called Drum Circles and World Rhythms. Dallas Shreve, a native of Ohio, taught the class during the summer program twice a week. Shreve attended Youngstown State University and majored in percussion. “Part of...
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