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AKAM (A Knock At Midnight)

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A Knock At Midnight is a community-based organization that provides direct services primarily to the Auburn Gresham, Englewood, West Englewood, and West Chatham communities although some services extend throughout the City and to the surrounding surburbs.  

AKAM's mission is to collaborate and build linkages with public schools, churches, nonprofits and private community organizations and other business and government institutions.  Community collaborations are developed to provide prevention education services for youth, adults, and families.  Educational trainings are implemented to build positive character and enhance the life skills of all participants through seminars, workshops, and classroom based interactive projects.  All program initiatives are designed to empower the community with improved knowledge, information, and educational opportunities.  

AKAM's purpose is to work with families within the heart of low-income neighborhoods and communities.  The goal is to increase self-sufficiency, encourage productive citizenship and produce strong leaders throughout our communities.  AKAM's current program initiatives includes, Job Readiness and Financial Literacy, CPS Truancy Dropout Prevention, Teen REACH after-school program, HIV/AIDS Outreach, Computer Literacy Trainings, Youth Employment, Life Skills, and The Juvenile Justice Outreach. 

Posted in Social Services, including Youth and Seniors