Our YEP! Program serves youth

ER-Class-session-2Now in its second year, our Youth Enrichment Program (YEP!) provides academic support and life skills development to our youth residents in grades 1 to 8. The program is funded largely by a generous grant from the Freddie Mac Foundation/Children and Family Legacy Fund.

YEP! utilizes the Early Risers “Skills for Success” model to engage children in parents in the children’s scholastic achievement, especially reading and math, as well as their social growth. YEP! operates during the school year and summer months, giving children a full year of support and enrichment activities. Read more

It’s been a challenging time for all of us as we adjust our days, our budgets and our expectations to COVID-19. And now, add a city and country grasping for footing after the death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer and we all feel even more out of control, unstable, and concerned about the future. Here at NEW we know that one way we can process our own feelings is to think about the needs and feelings of others.

We need you. The women need you. Your community needs you. Now more than ever women and children in DC need a safe and stable place to live.

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