We Are Freedom School!

The Family Tree has approximately 40 elementary scholars in our 2014  Freedom School summer camp. Freedom School scholars meet in the morning at 8:00am. They enjoy breakfast, Harambee, literacy curriculum, lunch and an enrichment activity or field trip, daily.  A wide variety of Charlotte community leaders have served as Freedom School volunteers so far: Bob[…]

Meet The Interns: Mariah Allen

This summer, we have the pleasure of welcoming five summer interns to The Family Tree.  Audrey Graham and Alfonzo Henderson come to us by way of Summer Communities of Service.  Mariah Allen comes to us by way of Freedom School Partners.   Bailey Igoe will join us for two weeks mid-summer from Knollwood Baptist Church.[…]

Sign up to volunteer with Freedom School

Freedom School is located at One Way Baptist Church at the intersection of Glenwood Drive and Tuckaseegee Rd. The Family Tree Freedom School Lead Team: Help The Family Tree Freedom School coordinators (Helms and Greg) with recruiting volunteers and collecting donations.  Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you would be willing to serve on The Family Tree Freedom School[…]

Still Marching: Freedom School

Click here to be a part of the Freedom School movement this summer The 40 in the room sit entranced. Most of them are children, and they unusually are silent. The young adults are rapt. Our Freedom School site has always channeled the energy and inspiration of the Civil Rights movement for our daily work of improving literacy[…]