Press Coverage

  1. DC SCORES providing public soccer leagues and programs for DC students

    Kal and Jessica talk about their trip to Russia representing the USA at the Street Child World Cup.

    Fox 5 DC
  2. Soccer in America: why aren't more black kids playing the world's game?

    Guardian reporter Les Carpenter came to the DC SCORES Alumni Tournament and interviewed participants and coaches about an issue we’ve addressed since 1994.

    The Guardian

    Bethany Rubin Henderson, a nationally recognized social entrepreneur; Echoing Green Fellow; and recent White House Fellow, became DC SCORES Executive Director in 2014. Bethany’s career has spanned the social, for-profit, and government sectors.

    The Native Society
  4. I am the DMV

    Every issue of the street newspaper features a DC SCORES poem!

    Street Sense Media
  5. D.C. students travel to Moscow to compete in 2018 Street Child World Cup

    Amy Aubert of ABC captured a special moment as we sent off nine DC SCORES alumnae on the experience of a lifetime as the team representing the USA at the Street Child World Cup in Moscow, Russia.

  6. Young DC-area woman publishes children’s book to spread messages of positivity

    DC SCORES alumna A’dora Willis published a book aimed at inspiring today’s youth. The former poet-athlete also continues to inspire as a guest poet at DC SCORES events.

    Street Sense
  7. Around Town: DC SCORES Poetry Slam!

    Washingtonian covered the second night of the 20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!

    Washington Life
  8. Kids perform poetry on NBC-4

    DC SCORES standout poets Uniyah, 10, and Cristian, 8, performed their Poetry Slam! poems on live TV during the Midday News.

    NBC Washington
  9. 20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!

    A recap of the first night of the 20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!.

  10. DC Kids Will Be On Center Stage for Poetry Slam

    H.D. Cooke performs for the camera to hype the 20th Annual DC SCORES Poetry Slam!


    A profile of DC SCORES

    Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center
  12. In D.C., a small step toward tackling U.S. youth soccer’s accessibility problem

    DC SCORES partner, nonprofit Open Goal Project, aims to find opportunities for lower-income and minority players.

    The Washington Post
  13. Screaming Eagles score big in D.C. | Beyond the Stands pres. by Wells Fargo

    The Screaming Eagles have been a power behind D.C. United since the dawn of MLS. But few know they’ve been just as powerful as a force for good in the D.C. Community by supporting DC SCORES.

    Major League Soccer
  14. DC SCORES x United Expressions: A great time for a great cause

    Executive Director, DC SCORES Bethany Rubin Henderson and two of their stellar poet-athletes DC Scores alums, A’dora Willis, Senior Suitland High School & Xavier Crowell, Hardy Middle School stopped by GMW to showcase their skills and talk about their United Expressions event.

    WJLA ABC-7
  15. Podcast: Executive Director Bethany Henderson talks fundraising and partnerships Through the Noise (podcast)
  16. DC SCORES revolves around teamwork - in soccer and in the community Catalogue for Philanthropy
  17. DC Poetry Slam Showcases Young Talent NBC Washington
  18. DC SCORES kids scores through soccer, poetry, and more Wells Fargo Stories
  19. Poesía contra el temor migratorio El Tiempo Latino
  20. D.C. students compete in annual slam poetry competition W-USA9 (CBS)
  21. Who says millennials don’t help out? How groups are tapping a new wave of volunteers. The Washington Post
  22. How MLS embraced Latinos: ‘We view the Hispanic market as part of our DNA’ The Guardian
  23. DC SCORES: Revolutionizing after-school programs for the underserved Atlas Corps
  24. Coach of the Week: Mark “Popsie” Lewis WJLA ABC-7
  25. DC SCORES helps low-income youth succeed WJLA ABC-7
  26. Versos & patadas Telemundo Washington DC
  27. SCORE Awards DC Refined
  28. D.C. United Serves up Community Spirit at Nando’s Washington Informer
  29. Qatar Embassies Celebrate Sports Day all Over The World Qatar News Agency
  30. DC SCORES Poetry Slam! (Eastside) East of the River (page 43)
  31. Meet your neighbors: Coach Popsie of DC SCORES New Columbia Heights blog
  32. Giving the Gift of Childhood on GivingTuesday Huffington Post
  33. USWNT Soccer Clinic at President’s Park Brightest New Things
  34. At SheBelieves Event, U.S. Women’s National Team Inspires Kids to ‘Find Your Park’ DCist
  35. DCU’s United Soccer Club consolidates with DC SCORES
  36. The Best Back-To-School Volunteering in the D.C. Area DCist
  37. SCORE Awards! Bisnow
  38. Washington, D.C. internship combines soccer, poetry and service for Fabien Celestin 17 Centre College
  39. What Will it Take to Help All Kids Grow Up at a Healthy Weight
  40. Stateside Visit A Success For Black Cats FCBusiness
  41. Sunderland look to expand into USA Tribal Football
  42. DC SCORES Poetry Slam! (Westside) MIDCITY DC (page 34)
  43. D.C. Program Turns Out Award-Winning Poets NBC Washington
  44. DC SCORES Poetry Slam! (Eastside) East of the River (page 40)
  45. DC SCORES Poetry Slam! puts ‘soccer problems’ in perspective
  46. Featured Slidely: Keep the Lights On Afterschool Slidely
  47. Pay It Forward: Unlikely combination of soccer and poetry proves inspiring for D.C. students Newschannel 8,
  48. DC SCORES Jamboree! (p. 58) Capital Community News
  49. DC SCORES, Sound Bites, Fusion Scene Bisnow
  50. DC SCORE Awards Modern Luxury DC
  51. Bancroft Elementary School: DC SCORES! Meghan Anne Photography
  52. Sport and Spine will take part in DC SCORES 2014 PRWeb
  53. Students perform at annual poetry slam MSNBC (“The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”)
  54. America SCORES National Poetry SLAM! Livestream
  55. 10-year-old does poetry slam on school closing MSNBC (“The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”)
  56. My School’s Closing… (page 54) East of the River (Capital Community News)
  57. Peña Madridista DC takes student-athletes from DC Scores to Pelé’s ‘Gols for Development’ Exhibit Peña Madridista DC
  58. Students Show Off Their Poetry Slam Skills NBC Washington (TV)
  59. DC SCORES Poetry Slam! (page 42) MIDCITY DC (Capital Community News)
  60. DC SCORES Poetry Slam! (page 35) East of the River (Capital Community News)
  61. Giving Tuesday: Ways to Help Those in the D.C. Area NBC Washington
  62. GIVE IT UP, D.C. Washington City Paper
  63. DC SCORES Rage Against the Minivan
  64. DC SCORES with Social Media Third Sector Today
  65. In D.C., girls’ soccer stalled by lack of teams The Washington Post