Young People Facing Challenges Need Schools & Services to Work Together to Support and Nurture Them as They Build Their Futures
Blog by Mishaela Durán, President & CEO
This piece is featured in the 1/24 The 74 Newsletter
When I first saw West Side Story, one moment brought me back to my high school principal’s office. The Jets were singing, “We ain’t no delinquents, we’re misunderstood. Deep down inside us there is good!”
I could have said the same thing when my principal was suspending me for truancy. He told me I would never amount to anything.
With support from The Wallace Foundation, Learning Heroes’ latest research, “Out-of-School Time Programs: Paving the Way for Children to Find Passion, Purpose & Voice” reveals exciting new insights about the role of out-of-school time (OST) settings in helping our young people thrive.