To keep kids in school by reducing barriers to learning while supporting their social and emotional well-being.

                              

                                                                                             
The Underground Kings CYO Basketball Team led by Safe Schools Staff, Lia Savage (seen middle), Paris Ules (far left) and Head Coach, Craig Griffin (far right) finished an undefeated season in the CYO Basketball League winning the Championship Saturday night!  A perfect 13-0 record was capped off by another strong showing in the title game. The young men seen in the picture above have been excelling on and off the court and the entire Safe Schools team is proud of their efforts. Congratulations Team!
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2016 Urban Leadership Institute (ULI)
ULI is a week long leadership program for youth in Oneida and Herkimer Counties.  The goal of the program is to expose young people to the keys of strong leadership while developing skills in the area of communication, trust, problem solving and decision making.  We strive to engage youth in creative ways to empower them to use those skills to improve their own communities.



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UTICA SAFE SCHOOLS
BUILD A BIKE 2016

We are currently collecting bikes for this years Build A Bike Event which will be held on Saturday, June 18th, at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.  

Last year we gave away 1,052 re-built bikes away to underprivileged kids in our community for FREE! Click on Build A Bike Logo above to find out more.
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BUILD A BIKE
THE UNDERGROUND CAFE TEEN CENTER


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    Underground Cafe is open M-F everyday that school is in session for all Proctor High School Students.  Anyone interested or seeking more information should contact Whitley Tate, Program Manager at wtate@uticaschools.org.
    
 



 

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