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 2019-20 season, DC SCORES has received the following recognition:
DC SCORES made the 2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit List by GreatNonprofit.
America SCORES won a 2019 W³ Award Silver for the FIFA Women’s World Cup commercial featuring DC SCORES poet-athletes and coaches.
DC SCORES won the Award for Excellence in Arts Education at the 34th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards.
DC SCORES won the DC PCSB Best Practice Award for Community Influence by the DC Public Charter School Board.
Golazo with Carlos and Paul: Q&A with Bethany Henderson, CEO of DC SCORES and President of the America SCORES National Network
Bethany Henderson, CEO of DC SCORES and President of the America SCORES National Network, discusses the evolution of DC SCORES under her leadership and her vision for the future of DC SCORES and the America SCORES network.Golazo with Carlos and Paul
How America SCORES Changes Youths Through Soccer and Poetry
Bethany Henderson, CEO of DC SCORES and President of America SCORES, and DeAndre Walters, a Morehouse College freshman, winner of poetry jams and a DC SCORES alumnus, speak with co-hosts Richard Levick and Dr. George T. French, Jr., President of Clark Atlanta University, about the importance of providing athletic and poetic outlets for young people and how the charity has powerfully impacted more than 130,000 young lives.LEVICK
Pandemic Slashed Sports For Low-income Youth
Sports programs serving low-income communities have seen a big drop in youth participation because of the pandemic, according to a survey of youth sports nonprofits.Youth Today
Tried and True x DC SCORES (w/D.C. United's Jason Levien)
The Tried and True crew do a special collaboration with DC SCORES and Screaming Eagles to help raise money for young poet-athletes in D.C.Tried and True - the D.C. United Postgame Podcast!
The Future of Youth Sports Part 3
DC SCORES CEO, Bethany Henderson and DC SCORES alumni and Bancroft Elementary School coach, John Guzman discuss the importance of equitable access to sports to society at large.FUTRSPRT
A conversation with Sean Hinkle, Chief Program Officer at DC SCORES
DC SCORES Chief Program Officer, Sean Hinkle, joins Coach Carlos from Amidon-Bowen Elementary School on a special episode of the Golazo with Carlos and Paul podcast.Golazo with Carlos and Paul