United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County and University of North Carolina Asheville Community Schools
Asheville and Buncombe County Community Schools and the aligned youth development network are a partnership between Asheville City Schools, Buncombe County Schools, UWABC, UNCA and more than 50 health, social service, and youth services partners. With UWABC as the backbone, this partnership supports five community schools with strategic expansion plans underway. UNCA provides integral leadership and support. Examples include: Discover UNCA afterschool program, education classes held on-site at a community school, faculty serving on cross-sector working groups, federal work-study students supporting data and evaluation efforts, participation in college and career events, service-learning classes, and student government support for community schools.