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St. Nicks Alliance


Today, St. Nicks Alliance is a community-led institution operating in five strategically focused programs. Areas: 1) housing preservation and development; 2) economic development; 3) workforce development; 4) health care; and 5) youth family services.

Afterschool Conservation Club

The After School Conservation Club (ASCC), a partnership between UNH, The After School Corporation (TASC) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), provides environmental education and activities to children in afterschool programs. Students participate in activities that teach them about conservation and carry-out hands-on neighborhood projects. Curriculum topics include adaptation, recycling, human impacts, aquatic life and stewardship ethics. Current neighborhood projects include maintaining butterfly gardens and creating recycling and composting programs. In the 2014-15 school year, children from 12 sites across seven member agencies participated in After School Conservation Club activities. In 2014, 1,276 students participated in the program.

UNH member agencies participating in this innovative program in 2013-2014 are:

The ASCC is supported by Con Edison, HSBC Bank USA, N.A. For more information on the ASCC, please contact Angela Perry-Spruill, Deputy Director of Member Services.

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