Based on a study by the Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department, the Junior League of Corpus Christi determined that “Extreme Economic Deprivation” and “Early Initiation of the Problem Behavior” were two areas that JLCC wanted to align its community programs. Along with identifying community needs, the following criteria were determined in order to be measurable and impactful.
- Must focus on one of more of the following:
- Cognitive Skills
- Physical Activity
- Must target ages 0-6 years old
- Must reach financially challenged children in the target area