DC SCORES Works
After a 12-week DC SCORES season, 83% of participants improved their aerobic capacity.
After a 12-week DC SCORES season, 99% of participants were confident they would graduate high school.
After a year of DC SCORES, 96% of participants discovered something they’re good at.
The ability to have one-on-one conversations with students about not just school, but about soccer and personal lives has impacted me greatly.DC SCORES coach
My daughter has built a great amount of confidence sharing her ideas in class. She was always very smart with lots of ideas but was very shy. Thank you DC SCORES!DC SCORES parent
During the 2018-19 season, DC SCORES has received the following recognition:
- Executive Director Bethany Rubin Henderson was named an EXCEL Award winner (Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership) by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.
How soccer and poetry give kids a new way to compete with America SCORES
America SCORES will be introduced in many American homes during the FIFA Women’s World Cup, with some help from Volkswagen. Using its own advertising time, Volkswagen, working alongside with America SCORES, created a 30-second spot for America SCORES that will air during the FIFA Women’s World Cup, alongside Volkswagen’s own “Drive Bigger” campaign.Volkswagen
One Night One Goal at Audi Field
Fans received the ultimate experience at One Night One Goal, with tour exclusive areas of the stadium, a live auction with one-of-a-kind items and experiences, the chance to mingle with D.C. United players, and specialty cocktails and cuisine.On Tap Magazine
Untold History of Soccer in D.C.
The first episode of season four of MLS’ “The Movement” highlights the District’s soccer roots, D.C. United’s dynasty in the league, and the club’s partnership with their official community partner, DC SCORES.Major League Soccer
Congressional Briefing Highlights the Important Rold that Sports and Coaches Play in Developing Young Women
A DC SCORES poet-athletes and coach from Brightwood Education Campus spoke on Capitol Hill during a congressional briefing about the importance of coaches in the lives of young women playing sports.U.S Soccer Foundation
Joanna Lohman announced as ambassador for DC SCORES
Washington Spirit midfielder Joanna Lohman has been announced as one of the official ambassadors for DC SCORES, an afterschool youth development program which integrates soccer, spoken-word poetry, and service-learning to set up students for success on the pitch and in society.Washington Spirit
How one woman is taking an after-school program to the big leagues
DC SCORES Executive Director, Bethany Rubin Henderson, has expanded a program with an unusual blend of offerings – soccer, poetry, and service, as well as partnered with soccer franchise D.C. United.The Christian Science Monitor