Balanced Learning Center is part of a culturally rich community. In order to promote the beauty of our diversity and raising awareness of the need for equity across all systems for all people, we actively engage with a number of social-justice, health and wellness, and multicultural organizations in the Southeast.
Initiated by United Way of Greater Fall River, community agencies, philanthropists, and businesses throughout the Southcoast area collaborate to offer an organized response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This group meets monthly in an effort to connect various agency offerings to the youth of our schools and community, providing safe activities, healthy resources and expanding learning opportunities. Attendees participate in regular trainings that address the prevalent and current needs of our youth.
The Systems of Care meetings are facilitated by our local Community Service Agency, working to identify gaps in service provision and developing strategies to bridge those gaps.
Various community-based organizations join forces to coordinate resources pertaining to gender-expansive folks throughout the Greater Fall River community.
The Mental Wellness Committee connects community-based agencies to work together to create social-emotional learning activities and trainings for the youth of Fall River.
An official project of the Southcoast LGBTQ+ Network, the Fall River Pride Committee serves as a resource for the LGBTQ+ community of Fall River and strives to engage and connect the community through local events.
A SEPAC is a public body which serves as an adviser to the School Committee on matters that pertain to the education and safety of students with disabilities. The SEPAC is facilitated regularly and is facilitated by parents.
Zen Dens are designated spaces in your home or in the classroom that are designed to support self-regulation and mindfulness. With the help of local community partners, the BLC team has assisted in creating and distributing on-the go kits for families to stay connected and grounded during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This meeting invites students and community members together once a month to discuss why different forms of violence and discrimination still persist today and what we can do about it.