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.
Eliminate the Gap – DC SCORES
DC SCORES Soccer Program Coordinator, Jewel Christian, spoke with the Eliminate the Gap podcast.Eliminate the Gap
OST Voices Episode #12: DC SCORES
When COVID-19 shut down the world, out-of-school-time (OST) providers like DC SCORES had to quickly rethink and adjust their whole way of operating to continue meeting the needs of the populations they serve. Now as the world is reopening, it’s time to readjust once again.DC Action
Devoted in the District
Recorded videos. Coloring sheets. Word searches. Coaching instruction in English and Spanish. Virtual appearances from D.C. United, Washington Spirit, and Georgetown women’s soccer players. These are just a few of the ways that coaches and staff at DC SCORES have shown their resiliency, commitment to their community, and ability to adapt to the changing times.U.S. Soccer Foundation
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