SOCCER IN THE CITY: Feature Length Documentary Film Commences Production for Summer 2019 Release

Soccer in the City explores the complicated relationship between the world’s most popular sport and inner-city America. The character and story-driven documentary, akin to Hoop Dreams and Waiting For Superman, examines how soccer is the easiest way to provide city kids with teams, and how, in turn, increased participation by urban youth could deepen the talent pool and possibly improve America’s fortunes on the pitch as it prepares to host the 2026 World Cup.

Local Professional Athletes Bill Hamid and Joanna Lohman join Award-Winning DC SCORES in Celebrating its 25th Anniversary

DC SCORES, the official community partner of D.C. United, and the leading provider of afterschool youth programming in Washington D.C., is excited to announce that D.C. United Goalkeeper Bill Hamid, and Washington Spirit Midfielder Joanna Lohman will serve as the official ambassadors for the organization, which will celebrate its 25th Anniversary throughout 2019 - 2020. DC SCORES uses a unique combination of soccer, spoken-word poetry, and service-learning to create neighborhood teams that give kids in need the confidence and skills to succeed on the playing field, in the classroom, and in life. This year, DC SCORES will provide programming for over 3,000 low-income kids from throughout the District.

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring SCORES

Today DC SCORES kicks off another season for our poet-athletes! After a long, cold winter, our poet-athletes will retake the field for practices and gamedays, while also continuing to learn about building teamwork and giving back to the community.

DC SCORES Celebrates National Girls & Women in Sports Day

DC SCORES has a long history of supporting DC’s girls, making sure they have the opportunity to play soccer and be on a team no matter where they live in the city. Half of DC SCORES participants are girls and we have an amazing alumni team of high school girls as well. This pipeline of our programming provides our girls with the chance to play, bond and build leadership skills on and off the field.


Best 8 of 2018

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As we get ready to bring in the new year, we want to take a moment to look back on the amazing things that happened at DC SCORES during 2018.

The impact of providing a team

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There’s not much else to say for all the support during Giving Tuesday. We know that there are a lot of amazing organizations doing great work, so we really appreciate you picking DC SCORES during this time of giving.

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