Q&A: How Administrators Are Preparing for Summer School Amid the Pandemic

Shaped: Is the year-round schooling idea an effect of the pandemic or were we always going in that direction? Dan: A lot of districts are already moving in that direction. We always talk about the loss of learning that happens over summer vacation.

6 policies to address social problems affecting Black boys and men

Last month, the Center on Children and Families and the Race, Prosperity, and Inclusion Initiative hosted an event to review the unique situation of Black men in the United States and to discuss possible policy directions for improving their social and economic outcomes and opportunities.

History Is Present in the Voting Booth: The Making of a Values Revolution - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

In addition to get-out-the-vote efforts, the ongoing fight for racial equity in the South through kitchen-table issues and shared values showed up at the ballot.

Our Mission

We, the GateWay Second Chance Foundation, are committed to securing necessary funding to provide the secure, stable, community-based environment so critical for academically struggling, underserved youth in need of a second chance to modify behaviors and gain the academic and life skills necessary to become contributing members of our community.

Save A Life

Extract, surround, & shield at-risk adolescent males in a safe, stable environment to learn and grow [thrive].

Restore An Opportunity

Provide a second chance to achieve success with academic and counseling support; where failure is not an option.

Keep Expectations High

Frequent monitoring of student progress undergirds supportive and individualized instructional programs.

Salvage A Future

Prepared for college, skilled in a craft, equipped with life skills and readied for a bright future.

How You Can Help


The many challenges facing our at-risk boys cannot be overcome without your support. Thank you for your help. Your donation will be used to give them a second chance.


Have a special talent or skill? Your gift of service is important, necessary and sufficient. Come share it with GateWay Youth. You’ll be glad you did!

Grant Policy

GateWay Second Chance Foundation invests resources in the Academy and other specific initiatives that complement its approach to strengthening at-risk youth, and focuses on the development of strategic partnerships to enhance the impact of its programs. Given this grant-making strategy, we regret that we are unable to review or consider unsolicited grant proposals. Events of GateWay Second Chance Foundation and partner organizations adhere to this grant policy.