East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood

The East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood is a U.S. Department of Education funded initiative committed to working with the community of East Lubbock, Texas.

The East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood seeks to surround children and families with a holistic set of support that enable them to succeed at home, in school, and in the community.

In 2012, East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood was named one of seven recipients of the United States Department of Education Promise Neighborhood grants.

The East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood initiative has been committed to working with the residents of East Lubbock, TX to support children and families in gaining access to resources they need to grow learn and succeed.

Collaboration with partners, service providers, funders and supporters work together in identifying the needs of the community and building evidence-based solutions. Data-driven programming serves as a basis for identifying and scaling up solutions that work for the community.

The East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood is a place-based initiative that empowers a community to provide comprehensive, high-quality education and social support to ensure the long-term health, safety, and economic well being of the entire community.

Another domain in the East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood tree is early literacy support, and parent and community education. Grant manager Dr. Stephanie Shine and Director Denise Stovall oversee Texas Tech Early Head Start. The Early Head start program is a partnership between Texas Tech University and the Lubbock Housing Authority. Early Head Start is a program for pregnant women and families with children between the ages of 6 weeks to 3 years. There is no charge for this program.

ELPN Family Festival and Sing Along

Dec 17, 2014

On December 6th, students from Ervin Elementary, Dunbar College Preparatory Academy, and Estacado High School performed at the Family Festival and Sing Along.

ELPN To the Stage After School Programs

Dec 17, 2014

The Texas Tech College of Visual and Performing Arts RAs are active in administrating after school theater and dance programs for the students at Dunbar College Preparatory Academy and Ervin Elementary.

ELPN Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Dec 10, 2014

On Saturday, November 22nd, the East Lubbock Community Alliance in conjunction with city volunteers from numerous organizations gathered at The Difference Maker's Fellowship to share Thanksgiving Dinner with the community.

ELPN Reading Jamboree for Threes

Dec 10, 2014

On Saturday, November 15th, the East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood Grant and East Lubbock Community Alliance members hosted a Reading Jamboree for Threes. Families and their three year olds enjoyed food and games while reading books with family and friends. Parents also had the chance to see if their three year olds were on track for school!