Power of Partnerships
They call them “Citizen Teachers,” volunteers working together, to help middle schoolers, using hands-on learning. It’s part of an extended day program, and even though it means longer school hours, the kids seem happy to be there.
At a rundown building in Dorchester, the sounds of hammers and saws are heard as YouthBuild Boston is taking a wreck, seeing the possibility and making it happen.
We all know the American population is aging, and for some people that can bring problems like health concerns, loneliness and isolation.
It was the idea of a group of moms in Natick and has grown into an international health and fitness program, for kids.
They’re hip, young musicians who play classical music, and they want kids to know, that’s cool.
Building strength and friendships while having a lot of fun. That’s the goal of an innovative program for special needs kids designed by the Franciscan Hospital for Children.