Partners & Resources

Partners

Thrive360 partners with many local organizations in order to successfully implement its programming. In addition to the organizations listed below, Thrive360 partners with Longview’s residents, churches, and various other businesses and non-profits.
 
Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County
The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County is a community-based organization
providing a fun, safe, constructive environment for youth. For more information please visit
their website.
http://www.bgcgregg.org
 
Longview Child Development Center
Longview Child Development Center (LCDC) is a licensed child-care facility serving
children from infant to pre-school ages. For more information please visit their
website.
http://longviewcdc.com/

Paula Martin Jones Recreation Center
Facility includes a gym, workout rooms, indoor swimming pool, walking track, fitness area, multi-use courts and a meeting room.
1230B High St., Longview, TX
903-239-5500

My Brother’s Keeper
My Brother’s Keeper is an initiative started by President Obama in September of
2014. The My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge encourages communities
(cities, rural municipalities, and tribal nations) to implement a coherent cradle-to-college-and-career strategy for improving the life outcomes of all young people to ensure that they can reach their full potential, regardless of who they are, where they come from, or the circumstances into which they are born. For more information visit:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/my-brothers-keeper
http://mbk.ed.gov/
 
Longview ISD
Longview Independent School District proudly serves a diverse district of about
8,600 students in Longview, TX. For more information on their services and
students, please visit their website.
http://w3.lisd.org/
 
Pine Tree ISD
Pine Tree ISD mission is to continue a tradition of excellence by providing a
high-quality and challenging education environment, maximizing opportunities for
the success of all students, equipping them to become responsible, involved, and
productive citizens. For more information, please visit their website.
http://www.ptisd.org/
 
Buckner Children and Family Services
Since 1879, Buckner International has been transforming lives through hands-on
ministry, serving the most vulnerable from the beginning to the ending of life. Buckner International is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. For more information, please visit their webpage.
http://www.buckner.org/
 
YU? Youth Resources

https://www.facebook.com/YU.YouthResources?fref=ts

Resources

For more information on community and youth services that have influenced and inspired our work, visit the following resources.

Kroc Center
Ray and Joan Croc Corp Community Centers are found in various parts of the
United States and provide a transformative community center for programs and activities for the community to help them grow in their artistic skills, ignite a passion for health and sports, walk with them in their spiritual journey and provide the means and space for seniors and families to come along and enjoy themselves in a friendly environment. For more information visit:
http://www.kroccenterchicago.com/
 
Harlem Children’s Zone
Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ) is an non-profit organization that seeks to end child
poverty through innovative education programs. HCZ offers free support in the form
of parenting workshops, educational programs for pres-school through 12th grade, public charter schools, and a child-oriented health program. For more information visit:
http://hcz.org/
 
Search Institute
For more than 50 years, Search Institute® has been a leader and partner for
organizations around the world in discovering what kids need to succeed. Our research, resources, and expertise help our partners in organizations, schools, and community coalitions solve critical challenges in the lives of young people. For more information please visit:
http://www.search-institute.org/
  
 
Steve’s Club
Steve’s Club and its participating members provide a national network of programs through which at-risk or underserved youth of any socioeconomic background can join in the CrossFit Community at a reduced, low or no cost structure.
For more information visit:
http://www.stevesclub.org/
 
Design for Change
Design for Change is a global intiative working to empower youth to “Be the Change” through creating student-led community projects. Design for Change works through a basic four-step process: Feel, Imagine, Do, and Share. For more information on Design for Change, or to learn how you can get involved, please visit:
http://www.dfcworld.com/
http://www.designforchange.us/