The mission of Kids Corporation is to care for children living in Newark, New Jersey by creating and managing educational programs for young inner-city students. We operate after-school and summer academic programs in every ward of the City and provide books, clothing, medical exams and follow-up care, school supplies, eyeglasses and educational adventure trips to thousands of children. Our urban education programs are cost-effective and achieve tangible results. Waiting lists, excellent attendance rates and significant improvement in reading, writing, math and science are the norms for our programs.
Kids Corporation makes learning practical, fun and meaningful. We achieve our success by coordinating numerous existing resources and through hard work. In cooperation with various colleges, foundations, corporations and community groups, Kids Corporation provides Newark’s children with the opportunity to satisfy their natural thirst for knowledge.