In 2007, government funding had not panned out to the degree we had hoped, so to keep this crucial program going, Peace of the City was prepared to go $25,000 "in the hole," rather than denying books and reading lessons for kids and teenagers by laying off most of our reading teachers. However, an unexpected one-time gift of $25,000 was received with gratitude. We hit the accelerator.
We at POTC create opportunities for increased literacy for our children and teens through two key programs:  Homework Club[s] and Ephraim Initiative Literacy Sites.

Homework Clubs
Since 1992 Peace of the City has founded four after school programs called "Homework Club" [HC].
  • at POTC's Headquarters 1992 to present
  • at Cornerstone Manor [CSM]2005-2009 POTC founded and managed a HC program at CSM2009 CSM took over management of HC
  • at Buffalo Public School #32
  • at Renovation Church [RC]2008-2010 POTC founded and managed a Homework Club and multiple Creative Arts programs at RC.November 2010 RC took over management of HC now called XCEL
Ephraim Initiative Literacy Sites