Northeast Community Innovation Corp. has joined forces with the SWAG program that April Jackson has been running in Fairfield County for the past few years.
SWAG (Student’s With Aspirational Goals has been providing after-school programs for middle school and High School kids in Fairfield County for the past 5 years. SWAG reinforces in-school STEAM education with projects that revolve around entrepreneurship, in the form the SWAG store and other SWAG enterprises.
SWAG has partnered with organizations including Norwalk’s Carver Center and Norwalk Housing Authority’s 20 West Learning Center, Grass Roots Tennis and others.
The programming teaches real world skills in a setting that is flexible, fun, and collaborative — allowing each individual student to invest their time in activities that they find appealing and rewarding.