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NEXT STEP LIVING UPWARDS INC

Make a Difference Today

Next Step Living Upwards Inc wants to spread our message of hope and compassion. We believe that a single action can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world. Through advocacy and outreach activities, our team works tirelessly each day to contribute their part to the greater good.

 

OUR MISSION AND GOALS

making an Impact

Here at Next Step Living Upwards Inc, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. we have been determined to make an impact.  Through all of our endeavors, we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs by helping families and single parents in need of diapers and other baby essentials as well as providing an opportunity to earn a High School Diploma through our education program.

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A BIT ABOUT US

Working Towards a Better Tomorrow

Here at Next Step Living Upwards Inc, we see the value in everyone. We want to be a catalyst for positive change, and since our beginnings in 2019, we’ve been driven by the same ideas we initially founded our Non-Profit Organization upon support, empowerment, and progress. Learn more about our mission, our vision, and how we go about making the changes we want to see.

We are a  501c3 nonprofit organization located in the greater New York City area. DUNS# 0756801135.

NAICS Code:

61 Education

81 Other Services

624190 Family  Service

Our partners:

Bundles of Joy.

Family Peace Program: New York-Presbyterian.

Child Welfare Agency Graham Windham

CUNY: Hostos College Family Resource Program.

NYC Early Learning Company Beanstalk Academy

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WAYS WE HELP

Next Step Living Upwards Inc is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Non-Profit Organization is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners and our organization are empowered by creating opportunities for families and single parents to receive free diapers and other baby essentials in low economic and education communities.

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BARBIES  AND TOODLERS SUPPLIES

Helping The Community

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.

CLOTHINGS

Reinforcing our Commitment

With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with this challenge. Food Donation Drop-Off is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.

EDUCATION AND JOB DEVELOPMENT

One Step at a Time

At Next Step Living Upwards Inc, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue. Our Educational Program is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment, we believe we can facilitate progress in this area, whereby individuals 18 and older may earn their High School Equivalency Diploma through the NYS National External  Diploma program t We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.

 

PROGRAMS

Impacting & Changing lives

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NSLU FAMILY RESOURCE PROGRAM

Tackling the Issue

We see every challenge as an opportunity, and this initiative helps us ensure that parents are better prepared to manage the unique situations they find themselves in.


 Through our support services, we have the potential to make a real and positive change in the community. This is one of our key area of focus here at Next Step Living Upwards Inc, and a source of much success for our non-profit organization.

NSLU Family Resource Program provides free diapers and other baby essentials to families in crisis including single parents. We are here  to delivers the support they need, when they need it.

Get today and see how you can lend a helping hand in touch with us this program.

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Making a Difference

Through our education program,  we have the potential to make a real and positive change in the community.  Through our education program, we provide an opportunity for adults 18 and older to earn their New York State High Scholl Equivalency Diploma. by participating in  the National External Diploma Program(NEDP)

NEDP is a web-based program approved by the NY State Department of Education.,


Get in touch with us today and see how you can lend a helping hand with this program.

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Find out more about these and other programs we support.

 

NATIONAL EXTERNAL DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Educating & empowering

At Next Step Living Upwards Inc, our top priority is to achieve results, and we know that our success depends on the quality of our campaigns and partnerships. Our approach is to build strategic networks and promote programs that will help advance our work. Learn more about the causes we’re passionate about and get in touch with us to see how you can get involved.

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NEDP PROGRAM

Tackling the Issue

National Education Diploma Program (NEDP)
The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is an applied performance assessment
system that assesses the high school level skills of adults and out-of-school youth. The
NEDP evaluates the reading, writing, math and workforce readiness skills of participants
in life and work contexts.


● Assesses high school level skills awarding a traditional diploma so graduates can
meet their academic and career goals.
● Designed for self-directed youth and adults with life and work experiences and a
general familiarity with the computer.
● Offers flexible scheduling and confidentiality.
● Evaluates competencies in ten content areas including Financial Literacy, Health
Literacy, Civic Literacy, Geography, History, Science, and Twenty-First Century
Workplace.
● Evaluates competencies that are based on skills outlined in the Common Core
College and Career Readiness standards.
The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is a high school diploma program for
you, the individual who has acquired many academic skills through life and work
experiences. This flexible program allows you to complete assignments at home, to set
your own pace, and to work with knowledgeable and helpful professional educators.
Through a series of take-home projects and proctored In-Office Checks, the NEDP
measures your academic and life skills, including:
Reading
Writing
Mathematics
Oral communication
Critical thinking
As you work toward your high school diploma, you will demonstrate your knowledge and
skills in financial literacy, civic literacy, geography, health literacy, history, science, and
workplace issues by:
Problem solving
Gathering data
Analyzing data
Applying data

Presenting data

 

NSLU FAMILY RESOURCE PROGRAM

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NEXT STEP LIVING UPWARDS EDUCATION PROGRAM

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MARYLEAN WROTTEN,
PHD

President/Founder

Marylean Wrotten founded Next Step Living Upwards to be a beacon of hope for communities with low economics and education. She believes in the power of empowerment, impacting lives  to become self-sufficient  in society

 
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Voltaire

"Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do"

 
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CONTACT NEXT STEP LIVING UPWARDS INC

920 Kelly Street, Suite 2B

(929)541-1781

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