Montevallo High School Juniors Go to College

April 24th, 2013 Last Monday, Montevallo High School juniors got a taste of college life when they visited APP Higher Education Member University of Montevallo. The 40 Blueprints College Access Initiative students attended college classes, explored the historic...

What’s on your plate?

April 22nd, 2013 Temple Beth-El Earth Day Community Conversation Connects Local Food, Anti-Hunger Efforts On Saturday, I had the pleasure of joining Little Savannah Co-Owner Maureen Holt, a slow food advocate, for an Earth Day community conversation with Temple...

Forces for Good, Champions for Peace

March 31st, 2013 I hope that you are enjoying Holy Week and Passover with your friends and family. These celebrations, while very different, are defining holidays for Christians and Jews. As I reflected on the meanings behind them, I saw a common thread: freedom. We...

Do You Need Money for College?

March 28th, 2013 APP’s Blueprints College Access Initiative sponsoring FAFSA completion events in Chilton, Franklin, Perry, and Shelby Counties.  Through a collaboration with the Alabama Department of Education, members of its higher education alliance, and local...

Meet our new intern: Taylor Bell

February 6th, 2013 Taylor Bell is a senior sociology major at APP Cornerstone Member Samford University. He is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and is in his fourth year volunteering as a tutor and mentor with APP Faith PartnerBaptist Church of the Covenant’s...