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Renaissance West Community Initiative

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Year Founded:
2012
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
William "Mack" McDonald
Main Address:
3610 Nobles Ave
#199
Charlotte, NC 28208

What We Do

Renaissance West Community Initiative (RWCI's) mission is to promote a collaborative community centered on quality housing, education, health and wellness, and opportunity. Our vision is to end intergenerational poverty through a holistic community revitalization effort.

RWCI opened a Pre-K through 8th grade school, Renaissance West STEAM Academy, in 2017 and jointly governs the school with Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system. The Howard Levine Child Development Center is the beginning of our cradle to career education pipeline and is a 5 star high quality facility that strives to have all children ready to enter kindergarten, while also having a holistic approach with their families. Through a plan guided by the residents needs and vision for their neighborhood, RWCI is a consistent support system in all areas of their lives.

Interesting Info

RWCI serves 1300 residents in the Renaissance and Little Rock neighborhoods with 87% who are single females under the age of 35 with children.
RWCI is mentioned in the Opportunity Task Force report as a place-based initiative that works and needs to be replicated in Charlotte.
RWCI jointly governs Renaissance West STEAM Academy (pre-K to 5th) and is opening the Howard Levine Child Development Center (ages 0 to 5).

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Volunteer Opportunities

Lunch Buddy
Repeats every day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Fri Dec 20 2019.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:45am
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RWSA + Heart Math Tutoring
Repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Mon Dec 23 2019.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 8:30am
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RWSA + Heart Math Tutoring
Repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until Mon Dec 23 2019.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 1:30pm
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Renaissance West Community Initiative - Mobile Food Market
Repeats every week on Tuesday until Tue Dec 31 2019.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 3:30pm
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Renaissance West STEAM Academy - Kindergarten Readers
Repeats every week on Thursday until Fri Dec 20 2019.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00am
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Proctors Needed - Renaissance West STEAM Academy Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 8:15am Read more »

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