Together, we are building momentum to shift educational resources to low income communities most affected by systemic cycles of poverty.
Healthy Routines partners with various community-based organizations to offer holistic interventions for poverty.
Healthy Routines has developed partnerships with universities that provide college education to system impacted neighborhoods.
Healthy Routines collaborates with government agencies to design policies and programs that address the multilayers of poverty.
Claflin University is among 67 colleges and universities recently selected to participate in the Second Chance Pell Grant Pilot Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). In collaboration with Healthy Routines, Claflin will offer programs allowing incarcerated individuals to receive federal funding to enroll in postsecondary educational opportunities through the university.
The National Executive Council (NEC) at Columbia University’s Center for Justice is an entity of educators, researchers, and conflict resolution practitioners that support communities impacted by the intersection of poverty and incarceration. The NEC promotes neighborhood wellness by bringing together neighborhood, business, and government leaders to co-design community-centered programs & policies. We use an ecological approach to foster personal, community, and social change that supports life-long healthy development by building new kinds of public-private partnerships that respond to a “community’s expressed needs.”
From Prison Cells to PhD is our most trusted "National Partner" that seeks to reach, touch, and change the lives of people with criminal convictions through advocacy, mentoring, and policy change. P2P helps inspire people with criminal convictions to excel BEYOND what society and life circumstances have set to be THE NORM.
The Georgia Coalition for Higher Education Prison (GACHEP) empowers people involved in the carceral system in Georgia to obtain college degrees. GACHEP aims to provide people in prison and those who have left prison in Georgia with high-quality educational pathways from pre-college coursework to accredited degree completion. In support of this mission, GACHEP members collaborate to build networks for students and alumni; connect people who have left prison to resources in housing, transportation, healthcare, and employment; and support policy that expands access to higher education. Coalition members include students, faculty, administrators, and alumni in higher education in prison, as well representatives of nonprofits who are dedicated to this goal.
The Mind Plug Academy provides critical educational and life skills content to students in many of Healthy Routines' programs. Cavario H. (also known as The Mind Plug) is one of America’s most influential, credible messengers, widely recognized self-educated journalist, author, publisher and thought coach. The guest lecturer is the Founder and CEO of the Mind Plug Academy and co-Founder of Healthy Routines.