Early Learning Centers

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Our early learning centers incorporate evidence-based, national curricula to provide children the jumpstart they need to thrive as productive citizens.

Head Start & Early Head Start

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Our Head Start and Early Head Start programs support the mental, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age 5.

Beavers Scholarship

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The UPO Joseph A. Beavers' Scholarship awards ambitious D.C. students who aspire to change the quality of their lives and their community.

College Tours

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UPO College Tours inspire our youth to succeed at the highest level in high school, graduate successfully, and pursue higher education.

Freedom Schools® Summer Program

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This program provides summer and after-school enrichment that encourages and motivates youth to develop a love for learning and exploration.

P.O.W.E.R. Program

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The UPO P.O.W.E.R. program (Providing Opportunities with Educational Readiness) nurtures and prepares youth for the academic rigors of higher education.

Foster Grandparent Program

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UPO provides volunteer opportunities for persons 55 years and older to work one-on-one and in small groups with children in educational and social service settings.

Parent Coordinator Program

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The PCP is a collaborative effort between UPO, the DC Court System, psychologists, and the local universities to assist families in negotiating child support and custody disputes.