Community Schools

Thursday, September 29, 2022
Tatyana Barrett has worked in Asheville High School/ SILSA for almost two years as UWABC’s Community School coordinator... Her role includes bringing…
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County has no shortage of volunteer opportunities... From meal packing, working as a counselor, supporting…
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Earlier this month, in a crowd of 3500 people, from 50 states and six countries, Asheville City Schools Foundation (ACSF) and Laura Elliot of United…
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
  Six local organizations to bring health care to local students and families Asheville, NC - March 7, 2022 Starting mid-April, 2022, Asheville…
Friday, February 25, 2022
As we interviewed Lex, an Owen Middle 6th grade student, in the hallway of his school, a group of his classmates headed our way, dragging some large…
Monday, January 31, 2022
Josh Wells has served as the Community School Coordinator for Owen Middle School for the past four years. A United Way employee, Josh shows up every…
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
  Partnerships have always been at the heart of our work at United Way. Over the course of the past 100 years, so many local employers have chosen to…
Friday, September 17, 2021
Did you know that there are approximately 10,000 schools across the country that are implementing the community school strategy? Incredibly, 7 of…
Thursday, September 16, 2021
  Our own Laura Elliot was recently featured, alongside other community partners, in a Mountain Xpress article discussing equity-based learning, and…