Closing the Opportunity Gap for DC’s Youth

  (photo caption: Mr. Howard mentors two children.) President Obama recently issued a call to action that said, “In a nation of limitless possibility, every child deserves the chance to unlock his or her potential.” Higher Achievement’s afterschool and summer program focuses on exactly that. Their mission for the last […]

Youth Grants Funds Still Available

Applications for Youth Grants are still available from the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA-YATF). The user-friendly application can be picked up at the Southwest Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Place, SW. Typical grants to schools, churches, recreation centers, etc. have ranged between $200 and $800 for requests such […]