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Kedila Family Learning Services

Contact Info

Agency

P.O. Box 57525
New Orleans, Louisiana 70157
USA
Directions To Agency: Banneker Elementary School 421 Burdette St. New Orleans, LA 70118
Primary Phone: 504 723 8831
www.kedila.org

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Dipo Mosadomi
Email: dipo@kedila.org
Phone:(504)-723-8831

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Beginning date for service:01/04/2012

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Quotations:
At Kedila, we conduct two program tracks to help uplift our constituents and attempt to bring them out of poverty. Kedila’s After School/Summer Camp programs make an impact in the lives of school-aged children from low-income families in New Orleans. Kedila's YouthBuild program focuses on young adults ages 18-24 who have not obtained high school diplomas.

Mission statements

Kedila Family Learning Services, Inc. (“Kedila”) was founded in New Orleans post-Katrina to provide the social services desperately needed by residents as they slowly returned to the city. Our mission is to provide education, training, support services and affordable and safe housing to the constituency we serve. Our vision is to provide hope to those who have been left behind as they continue with the daily struggle of life. Kedila prides itself on being an organization “Where the Journey to Learning Begins.”

Value statement

Kedila is a place where "the journey to learning begins." Through our programs, we provide hope for those who are left behind as they continue with their day to day struggle to improve their lives.

Division Mission Statements

  • Adult Education Program Kedila Family Learning Services is committed to providing education, training, affordable and safe housing and other support services to the constituency we serve.
  • After-school programming Kedila Family Learning Services is committed to providing education, training, affordable and safe housing and other support services to the constituency we serve.

Populations Served by Agency

  • Adult Learners
  • All populations
  • Children
  • Low Income
  • Youth Populations and Their Families

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • All topics
  • Children/Youth
  • Community Building
  • Curriculm development involving computer technology
  • Education
  • Enhance academic achievement for under-resourced students
  • Enhance math skills for under-resourced students
  • Enhancing math skills for under-resourced students
  • Increase motivation levels of under-resourced students
  • Instructional Support
  • Literacy and Mathematics Workshops
  • Matching volunteers' interests and skills with schools' and non-profits' needs
  • Networking with educational agencies and non-profits
  • One-to-one mentoring of children between the ages of 5 to 17.
  • Social Networking
  • Standardized Testing
  • Utilizing computer technology for class instruction
  • Website Development
  • Writing Workshops

Public Service Needs

  • The ideal Intern candidate will support the overall operation of this in-state and national program. More specifically, the Intern will assist with numerous tasks and projects including reviewing and compiling significant anecdotal evidence based on field reports, assisting in maintenance of materials inventory, assisting in maintenance of program database (Donor Perfect), and assisting in outreach efforts to publicize the program to areas previously underserved. The ideal candidate is a team player, technologically inclined, and detail-oriented.
  • Conduct best practices research
  • The Idea Village blogger will be the creative force behind The Idea Village website.
  • Tell stories to residents
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Academic mentoring
  • Career counseling
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Literacy Instruction and Mentorship

Public Service Activities

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