This year’s Bridge — Looking Back, Facing Forward — explores the importance of culture and the role it plays in shaping & empowering young people and their communities. Folks at Bridge 2019 submitted entries to the social media contest to win some great prizes!
By Sierra Wagner, Expanded Learning Opportunities VISTA
Lights On Afterschoolis the national celebration of afterschool, organized by theAfterschool Alliance. Expanded learning opportunities happen during out of school time and support working families, build stronger communities, and engage families.
by Lex Gavin, Best Starts for Kids Program Quality Coordinator
“I have something I want to say,” a middle school boy in the back row said unexpectedly. He stood in front of family and friends, who had gathered for Parent’s Night in the Rainier Beach Community Center to celebrate the accomplishments of their kids in The Scholars Project.