Event Name: Columbia Heights Youth Soccer Tournaments
Dates: July 9, 2013- August 23, 2013 Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 4pm-11pm.
Objective: To create a positive and safe environment for at risk/gang involved youth. Emphasize positive behavior thru recreational sports and healthy competition. Youth will come together to celebrate diversity, strengthen community involvement and prevent gang- related incidents. Community organizations will also have the opportunity to reach out to the youth and provide services as needed.
How many participated: 15 teams (under 15) – 18 teams( under 19) in total 246 youth registered to participate in the soccer tournaments.
Program Name: Summer Youth Employment program
Dates: July 1, 2013 – August 9, 2013.
Objective: Summer Jobs were provided for 25 untraditional youth ages 14-21 received job readiness skills classes and hands on in administration, clean team, media and health and fitness career tracks to choose from at The Columbia heights Shaw Collaborative.
Program Name: GIRLS GROUP
Girls that we have worked with since 2004 or longer have all successfully began the school year in a university.
- 2- graduation date December 2013
- 6- graduation date June 2014
- 3 –graduation date June 2015
- 2 – graduation date June 2016
- 2 – graduation date June 2017