Winston-Salem is the hardest city in which to escape child poverty in the United States.
We’re here to do something about it.
What Drives Us
We exist to champion equality of opportunity by providing the highest quality education to the least fortunate children of Winston-Salem.
The College Lift Initative
The College Lift Initiative (CLI) is currently the flagship program of the Piedmont Renewal Network. Through CLI, students will complete a 7 year selected academic program designed to prepare them for acceptance and success at college or university. Beginning in 6th grade, students will attend Weekend Academy, a Saturday morning program designed to provide rigorous auxiliary instruction in Math, Science, and Language Arts. This program is designed to both raise their GPA, and prepare them to excel on the standardized tests so crucial for college acceptance. In addition, CLI scholars who fall below a 2.5 GPA will receive
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