The Learning Web

Young people—adolescents and young adults—are The Learning Web’s reason for being. Assisting them on their journey to adulthood is our mission. Our program foundation is the community-based, mentor-apprentice/ hands-on learning experience — a model that connects young people with adults, sparks a passion, helps youth learn life skills and envision a rich future; all helping youth evolve into engaged citizens who value themselves and their community. Learn more about our programs

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2019 Newsletter & Annual Appeal

2019 Newsletter & Annual Appeal

Building Capacity through Authentic & Equitable Relationships Read Newsletter Transformation begins with knowledge and awareness. The Learning Web team applies this principle to our vision to create opportunities outside of school where young people can learn by doing with the support of caring adult mentors. According to social justice and nonprofit experts, authentic partnerships require clear shared goals, transparency, and an appreciation of the diverse contributions each partner makes as well as the supports needed to participate as equals in leadership, power, resources, risk, and recognition. We know that youth participants are better served when our network of community collaborators share in[...]

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Welcoming Our New Executive Director!

Welcoming Our New Executive Director!

Dale Schumacher has served as the Learning Web’s executive director for over a dozen years, building the program’s reach and supporting thousands of Ithaca’s youth.[...]
Summer Service Projects

Summer Service Projects

Yay! The community service volunteer program completed their summer projects. At the conclusion of each summer, the two groups collectively conceive a service project. Inspired[...]

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The Learning Web

The Learning Web has been working with Tompkins County youth since 1972, helping them make a successful transition from adolescence to adulthood. Assisting over 12,000 youth—3,500 of these homeless youth—our programs enable a diverse group of young people to participate in a range of services that include apprenticeships, employment and life skills training, as well as in a supervised housing program for homeless youth. Through these programs, our participants have developed valuable skills that support them as they find their place in today’s complex world. The Learning Web is a United Way agency
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The Learning Web is at Friendship Donations Network.
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Students in the LACS Volunteer Community Service Program visited @friendshipdonations yesterday! They helped out by organizing and sorting bagels and other food items for the community! 🥯 #community #communityservice #endhunger #learningweb #learningbydoing @ Friendship Donations Network
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The Learning Web is in Syracuse, New York.
Youth Outreach team and Youth researchers presenting the findings of the Independent Living Survey of Homeless Youth at OCFS Syracuse Youth Summit...
#outcomes #positiveyouthdevelopment #happyholidays #fancy #roadtrip @ Syracuse, New York