Community Partners Directory

Taking Education Beyond the Walls of the Classroom

The Center for Social Concerns invites you to push the boundaries of your classroom into the neighborhoods of South Bend and beyond. Come and enter the lives of those who live and study and work there. Indeed, consider the ways that you might begin to be a part of the world’s transformation.

Through the years, thousands of students have taken part in the numerous opportunities offered through the Center for Social Concerns and our many partners. Each student has made an important difference.

 
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Education

El Campito, Inc. (Child Development)

Focus: 
To promote the educational, social, and economic success of culturally diverse children and families by providing high quality child care and parent programs to those most in need
Education

Good Shepherd Montessori School

Focus: 
To serve children ages 3–14 through commitment to Catholic Social Teaching, nature education on two farms, as well as urban farming, the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, and service to the poor.
Education

La Casa De Amistad, Inc.

Focus: 
To empower the Latino/Hispanic community within Michiana by providing educational, cultural, and advocacy services in a welcoming, bilingual environment.
Education

Notre Dame Upward Bound

Focus: 
To equip South Bend high school students to enter and succeed in higher education through intensive academic support and exposure to the college experience.
Education

Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC)

Focus: 
To facilitate community and Notre Dame partnerships and to strengthen the Northeast Neighborhood of South Bend through relationship-building and educational opportunities
Education

South Bend Community School Corporation (SBCSC) - Mentoring Dream Team

Focus: 
To connect students with caring adults to help them achieve success in school and reach their dreams.
Education

South Bend Community School Corporation (SBCSC) Adult Education Department

Focus: 
To strengthen the community by inspiring life-long learning and career advancement.
Education

South Bend Community School Corporation (SBCSC) Bilingual Services Department

Focus: 
Provide instructional services to Grades K–12 English language learners
Education

St. Adalbert School

Focus: 
To strive to educate children in the faith and in general academics.
Education

Take Ten

Focus: 
To provide conflict resolution education curriculum that teaches youth and adults to respond to conflict non-violently.