Children & Youth Reached Annually
Youth & Family Programs
We empower central city children, youth and their families with a new vision for their future.
Educational Advancement Visits Annually
Home Visits Annually
City on a Hill’s youth and family programs are specifically designed to provide children and youth between the ages of 6-18 with the emotional, social and academic support and life skills, resources and mentoring they need to envision and plan for a better future. This helps them make positive life choices, succeed in school, and forge a path that reduces high-risk behaviors while leading them to economic self-sufficiency and healthy adulthood. We empower central city children, youth and their families with a new vision for their future and the skills, values and support system necessary to end generational poverty in their families.
The Youth Center is a safe place for children and youth from the surrounding neighborhoods to participate in creative arts, life skills workshops, computer lab and tutoring help, risk prevention programs, leadership training and recreational activities. During the school year it is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:00pm to 6:30pm, with spiritual development activities (iMPACT Youth Group and J.A.M. Kids’ Bible Club) happening on Tuesdays.
FAMILY ENGAGEMENT & EVENTS
We are focused on continually deepening relationships with the families who live in the surrounding area or have children who are involved in our programs. City on a Hill hosts various sessions and events in the community where youth and parents learn healthy and healing practices collectively as a large group and separately in small groups. Our team also provides a variety of supports to parents and caregivers by conducting home visits and providing emergency resources to help families avoid or respond to traumatic events such as eviction or food insecurity.
ALUMNI LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
The Alumni Engagement & Leadership Program is available to all neighborhood young adults over the age of 18 who attended our after-school programs during K-12. The program empowers them to thrive in career, civic engagement, and life after high school. We believe those having experienced poverty and its trauma in Milwaukee are best positioned to inform solutions and lead change. City on a Hill provides recurring meet ups, equipping sessions, and connections to a wide network of partners focused on mentoring, life skills development, and leadership enhancement.
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
- All-Stars Prevention Program
- Botvins Life Skills Training
- Creative Arts Program
- Educational Advancement Program
- Life Skills Training
- Youth Center
- Youth Employment Program
FAMILY & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
- Alumni Program
- Compassion Resilience Program
- Family Engagement Events
- Family Outreach Events
- Pop-Up Events