1625 Northport Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53704, United States
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The Center for Academic Success

OUR PROGRAMS

STEMbud Science Club

STEMbud mentoring club is designed to improve the STEM self-efficacy of  underrepresented middle school students. The mentoring club combines effective mentoring practices adopted from previous studies with positive STEM experiences with racially in-group undergraduate mentors to facilitate the development of improved STEM self-efficacy.

BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY GARDEN

Brentwood Community Gardens is about increasing healthy food access for low income residents and working with youth to transform the physical environment of their neighborhoods with the goals of violence prevention, increasing social capital, beautification, building local food systems, community development, and youth leadership.

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM

 The goal of this program is to provide opportunities for growth and development for African American and minority youth through first-time work experiences. Youth workers are employed during the summer months to work and upkeep the community garden, organize events and community engagement projects. Youth will receive training in leadership, horticultural education, financial literacy, employability skills, anger management, violence prevention, and restorative justice practices.