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.
D.C. United players, staff paint ‘I Can’t Breathe’ and ‘BLM’ on Audi Field grass
D.C. United players and staff members paint “I Can’t Breathe” alongside DC SCORES coaches from Amidon-Bowen Elementary School to support the Black Lives Matter movement.The Washington Post
Sound On: Rep. Max Rose, DC SCORES, COVID Hot Spots (Podcast)
Bloomberg Chief Washington Correspondent Kevin Cirilli talks with Bethany Rubin Henderson to talk about how DC SCORES and America SCORES has adapted to keep on serving kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.Bloomberg
In the era of COVID-19, access to youth sports hangs in the balance
DC SCORES CEO, Bethany Rubin Henderson, talks about how the pandemic’s fallout could further penalize kids already hurt by school budget cuts.The Undefeated
DC poet-athletes prepare to unleash creativity in virtual poetry showcase, despite coronavirus crisis
WTOP’s Dave Johnson interviews DC SCORES Director of Creative Arts and Education, Charity Blackwell, to discuss Our Words Our City LIVE.WTOP News
From at-home poetry challenges to live events, this DC nonprofit keeps kids active and engaged
DC SCORES uses poetry and sports to give kids the confidence they need to succeed. This creative approach to teaching helped them adapt in light of the disruption caused by COVID-19.The Renewal Project
Dealing With Coronavirus Anxiety – The Big Pause – Through Poetry
In their new initiative, #SCORESatHome, DC SCORES will upload new content daily – interactive exercises connected to its core program elements of soccer and poetry, video tips from SCORES coaches, and live, online program sessions – to continue its mission of providing a supportive team for every D.C. child who needs one.Forbes