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The Community Education Building

Equity in education means taking seriously all the supports that schools, families, and communities need. CEB programs, staff, and partners work together to help every child grow and achieve.

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231,000

Meals served annually to students

450+

students provided SEL (WAVE & SAS)

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Pounds of household and personal items distributed annually

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pounds of food distributed to families annually

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Build the best educational support system possible, allowing every student an equitable opportunity to succeed.

Our Mission

How we see the World

Education Equity requires support at school, at home, and throughout the community. At the CEB, we are dedicated to building the systems that help students and communities thrive.

At school, this means we offer state-of-the-art facilities, in-house events and programs, libraries, meals, security, and student and teacher supports. Our approach centers on providing our partner schools (onsite and offsite) with tools and resources so they can focus on building their academic programs and changing kids’ lives.

At home this means ensuring parents have access to everything they need to support themselves and their families including healthcare, career supports, technology, and childcare resources. But support doesn’t stop at home–the CEB and its partners are dedicated to building up the entire community through services such as food pantries, health clinics, and more. We know that when we all thrive, our kids thrive!

JOIN US

Join the CEB on the mission for education equity

Partner with CEB

Our tenants and partners join a vibrant community of schools, nonprofits, and organizers all working together to advance a common mission of equity.

Succeed at CEB

Students and families benefit from CEB’s support of the whole child, whole family, and whole community as they grow and learn. Meet our Schools and learn more.

Thrive at CEB

CEB’s holistic approach provides opportunities directly to parents and caregivers through our Family Resource Center and community partnerships.

Help at CEB

Donors and partners are critical to our mission. Your support directly impacts lives in Wilmington and advances the mission of equity.

Programs

Our Current Programs

Wave

Wave is designed to address the inequity of learning opportunities, to provide students with academic and social-emotional support, to reduce dropout rates, and to spark student interest in themselves and in school with near-peer mentors, called Guides to support students after school, during the summer, and even support students through hybrid and remote learning.

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Rise to Thrive

Rise to Thrive students receive an advocate who provides individualized support and accountability for each student’s academic and social emotional success, coordinates services with other stakeholders; partners with the families to support their children and provide resources for family empowerment and tracks progress of each student (across learning environments).

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FAM

Families Achieving More (FAM) helps families thrive by supporting 5 key domains of wellbeing and empowering them to support their children’s success in school and in life. FAM is a personalized strength-based pathway toward stable and eventually thriving families and community.

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You can Help

Join the village helping kids succeed in Wilmington! Whether you contribute a small donation, volunteer your time, or become a partner, you can be part of the CEB mission for education equity.

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Our Schools

The CEB is an amazing place to attend school! Kuumba Academy serves grades K-8 and Great Oaks Charter School Wilmington serves Grades 7-12. See how your child can thrive at a CEB Partner School.

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RESIDENT PARTNERS

The CEB is home to a variety of amazing nonprofits working to improve the community and help kids thrive. See why our state of the art facility might be the perfect place to co-locate your office.

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Network Partners

Network Partners work together with the CEB to build up the entire community. If your organization wants to join a great group of schools, nonprofits, and community leaders working together to help students and familites thrive, the CEB Network may be the place for you.

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CEB Partner Schools