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All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites.

Individuals ages 19 through 21 who have been identified as having mental or physical disabilities and are following Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) through their current enrollment in educational programs also are eligible for free summer meals.


Project Ujima’s African American Read-In (AARI) Committee presents the “Make Reading a Passport to Your Dreams” Program

The program seeks to serve 15 students in the 6th and 7th grades who will be attending Buchtel CLC in the Fall of 2021. They will read the book A Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds and each student who completes this 6-week program will receive $100.

Project GRAD Akron’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshop Series

Please join Project GRAD Akron on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., for our fourth DEI professional development workshop session presented by Dr. Lisa Williams, a national consultant on topics of equity and access in public education. The event is free, virtual, and open to the public.  Registration is required.


Project GRAD Akron Accepting Applications for Summer ACT Academy in preparation for the July 17, 2021 ACT Test

The ACT Prep Academy will be held two days a week for five weeks and will culminate with taking the national ACT Test on July 17, 2021.


Akron Public Schools to offer 50+ free summer camp programs for its students

Project GRAD Akron's Summer program for students entering kindergarten among over 50 free summer camp programs being offered by Akron Public Schools

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7th Annual March GRADness

Project GRAD Akron (PGA) is hosting its Seventh Annual March GRADness on Monday, April 5, 2021 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.   This year’s annual basketball-themed event is virtual, free, and open to the public.

Upcoming Events

October 9, 2021
  • Save the date 15th Annual Achieving Dreams Celebration Gala

    October 9, 2021  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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December 4, 2021
  • PGA's Breakfast & Educational Fun with Santa

    December 4, 2021  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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