KNOWLEDGE-FIRST

Rating: 4.7 stars   10 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Education, Job Training

Location: P. O. Box 31695 Houston TX 77231 USA

Mission: Knowledge-First offers a balanced instructional approach, understanding and addressing each student’s unique learning style.  Through our approach, our students learn to value the educational environment, themselves and the contributions of others.  We maintain a non-threatening learning zone where each student is not only encouraged to participate, but each learns to discover ways to create their own distinct and meaningful contribution.
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EIN 20-4908341
281-499-8315
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Rating: 5 stars  

5 people found this review helpful

As a Board Member, I have been truly inspired and motivated to help carry on the mission of Knowledge-First, Inc. The Director, Mr. James Allen provides a vehicle for all willing participants to contribute his or her strengths to the organization. The promotion of the Arts has been a major initiative at Knowledge-First.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the focus on the Arts as vital elements in the community.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-6-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

From its' inception, Knowledge-First has never wavered from its' core beliefs and reason for being: All children can learn and deserve to be culturally enriched regardles of thier position in life. Knowledge-First's founder, James Allen, took his experiences as a life-long educator, passion to make a difference, and his own capital to bring Knowledge-First to fruition. Through Knowledge-First's wholistic approach, I have seen individuals that the public school system labeled as discipline problems and learning-challenged evolve into model students. Kudos to this organization for making and difference in our children's lives and, ultimately, everyone's future.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the young lives it's touched.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

develop more opportunities for young girls.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the founder, James Allen, is adamant about surrounding himself with people who genuinely see the need for enriching the lives of our youth with the knowledge that they are our future leaders.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

enthusiastic, focused, and saw the vision/

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

transform so many more young lives.

Ways to make it better...

the organization had more funding to extend more of its services to young girls.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

getting the funding to continue to carry out the vision.

One thing I'd also say is that...

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-12-01

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