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6 Clark County groups receive grants totaling $983,000

By , Columbian staff writer

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has selected six Clark County organizations to receive grants — totaling $983,000 — that will support local youth, according to a press release.

With the grants, Family Promise of Clark County will increase services for students experiencing homelessness; iUrban Teen will support additional students reengaging with their education; Lifeline Connections will add a full-time mental health professional to its existing school based program; Council for the Homeless will help provide stability for students experiencing homelessness; Partners in Careers will grow its student mentoring program; and Friends of the Children will expand its educational activities for children.

All six organizations selected for grants will be present at a volunteer fair from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at iUrban Teen in Vancouver, 808 Harney St. To register, visit

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