MISSION: America SCORES New York empowers students in Harlem, Washington Heights and Brooklyn using soccer, writing, creative expression, and service-learning. With teamwork as the unifying value, America SCORES New York inspires youth to lead healthy lifestyles, be engaged students, and become agents of change in their communities.
PROGRAM: America SCORES New York offers one of the most unusual and successful approaches to youth development and literacy training for at-risk students: poetry writing-soccer teams. By learning creative writing and soccer in tandem, teams of students, ages 8 to 13, encourage and inspire one another to achieve on the field, in the classroom and in the community. America SCORES New York provides a seamless flow of academic, social, physical and emotional development that gives our students the foundation to succeed throughout the school day and beyond. America SCORES New York serves 600+ children annually through our five day a week after-school program.
HIGHLIGHTS: America SCORES' New York team-based programs includes 35 weeks of after-school and summer programs, including 3 soccer and writing curricula, weekly soccer games, ongoing coach/teacher professional development, and year-round community-wide special events.
ABOUT US: America SCORES New York is an affiliate of America SCORES, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit that also serves public school children in Washington DC, Bay Area, Denver, Chicago, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New England, Seattle, Cleveland, Dallas, Portland and Vancouver.
MISSION: America SCORES New York empowers students in Harlem, Washington Heights and Brooklyn using soccer, writing, creative expression, and service-learning. With teamwork as the unifying value, America SCORES New York inspires youth to…