On the Road is dedicated to closing this learning gap.
By providing educational opportunities and hands-on career experiences to middle and high-school youth outside of regular school hours, our programs help to close the learning gap over time, while building our youth’s confidence and skills along the way.
OUR MISSION IS TO EMPOWER YOUTH BY PROVIDING EQUAL ACCESS TO EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND HANDS-ON CAREER EXPERIENCES.
Here’s How We Do It
We connect our youth to trusting adult relationships and equitable opportunities by creating an inclusive, welcoming culture in our programs.
We enrich lives by providing our youth with additional learning opportunities that inspire growth and confidence.
We empower our youth by helping each of them realize that they have something extraordinary to give to the world and that they are capable of realizing that promise.
“Providing the opportunity for our kids to participate in continuous activities is necessary and beneficial for our youth. Programs such as On the Road Collaborative are not only a valuable tool for our kids, but the approach is very focused in order to guide our youth towards career paths. It also impacts our city by developing our youth to be leaders in the community.”
— Police Chief Eric English
So Far We’ve Served…
Total Youth Served in 2019-2020
Total Youth Served Since 2015
Annual Enrollment Average
OUR WORK IS ONLY POSSIBLE WITH THE HELP OF OUR AMAZING PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS.
Hear from one of our partners, Principal Daniel Kirwan, about how On the Road Collaborative serves his school community.
A new program year is right around the corner, which means we’re hiring!
We are looking for part-time Youth Leaders, Edible Education Instructors, and Program Specialists for our afterschool learning programs in Harrisonburg. Apply today to join our dynamic team!
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