Welcome to the United Foundation of Central Florida, Inc.
United Foundation of Central Florida, Inc., (UFCF) is a 501(c)(3) public foundation focused on early intervention, leading to prevention. UFCF’s Board of Directors answered the Pine Hills communities concerns to provide proven solutions to concerns that negatively affected the community, by researching programs that work to clean up communities. The Harris Rosen Tangelo Park Program is one of the most successful to date. It was a natural choice for the foundation to duplicate, with a mission to partner and unite with local community and neighborhood organizations, to positively transform families and individuals, utilizing early intervention and educational resources. The results of the Tangelo Park Program left Tangelo Park residents with job creation (a decrease in unemployment), a graduation rate increase from 20% to 100%, crime reduction and increase in family unity.
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PINE HILLS, Fla. - Evans High School graduate Julien Serrano-O'Neil, 19, told News 6 he hopes his story of triumph and hardship will motivate and inspire other homeless and troubled youth that they can do whatever they put their minds to.
UCF has been helping to build a new model of community school for children in grades K-12 for nearly 10 years. As a result, there are 16 registered Community Partnership Schools in Florida. Of those 16, Evans High School in Orlando recently became the first to be a UCF-Certified Community Partnership School.
Kedrine Gayle, 18, moved to Orlando from Jamaica in 2016 and graduated Evans High School. She said the move was a fresh start for her and credits the school, mentors and community groups for her success.
Kena Francois, 18, Future Leaders United Alumnae completed high school in May of 2018 and now attends Seminole State College. She said her goal is to eventually attend medical school and some day become a psychiatrist.
Future Leaders United to participate in 'March for Our Lives' Rally (DC). Evans High School students fly to Washington ahead of march
United Foundation of Central Florida, Inc. takes 26 students from their after-school program Future Leaders United to Washington, DC