A global network of youth organizations whose mission is "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development." They have been a gracious host of our All-Star University camps for two years.
An alliance of public, private, and nonprofit groups committed to raising awareness and expanding resources for afterschool programs. ASAS DC played an active role in their campaign to secure the continuation of 21st CCLC funding at the federal level.
The Arts Group is a group of media professionals with a passion for arts excellence. Their unique opportunities empower creatives with the tools and support they need to excel at the next level.
Community in Schools Nation’s Capital (CISNC):
Works to surround students with a community of support. CISNC is a partner at both Hart and Stuart-Hobson Middle Schools, where we refer students to one another in order to make sure that support is provided during school hours as well as after-school.
Multinational professional services firm that provides audit, tax, and advisory services. A member of the Deloitte senior leadership sits on our board, and they have volunteered in our schools during Deloitte Impact Day.
Global Air Media, LLC:
Global Air Media (GAM) is an FAA-licensed, full service drone company based in Baltimore. In addition to their commercial services, Global Air Media conducts drone training and 'Build-A-Drone' workshops to promote STEM initiatives and entrepreneurship for children in the US, the UK, UAE, Kenya and Nigeria. GAM has also founded one of the nation's first youth drone racing leagues in Baltimore.
Insight Property Group:
DC based real estate development firm. We have a member of their leadership sitting on our board, and together with our DC Program Manager, we have created “Aspiring Architects” a class at Stuart-Hobson, where students learn the ins and outs of real estate development.
Joy of Motion:
Aims to provide the highest quality dance education and performance experiences that reinforce the principle that the art of dance is for everyone. Joy of Motion is currently teaching our Stuart-Hobson Middle School students.
Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE):
The office charged with raising the quality of education for all DC residents. We were this year’s recipient of the OSSE Physical Activity for Youth Grant, helping us bring our Sports as a Hook curriculum to our Hart Middle School students.
Technology and Gaming (T.A.G.) Labs teaches youth coding and technology through building video games. Our innovative approach engages and empowers students of all academic and socio-economic backgrounds to be creative technologists. We work to prepare them for lucrative and rewarding careers in technology by showing them the skills used to build a video game today, are transferrable to technology careers of tomorrow.
Thursday Network (The Urban League Young Professionals Network):
Thursday Network is an organization of young professionals who support the Greater Washington Urban League and focus our energies on Community Service and Civic Engagement through economic empowerment and personal & professional development. We focus all of our programming for events around our four pillars: social determinants of health, economic security, youth empowerment and community and political advocacy.
Turning The Page:
A family engagement organization that has 20 years of experience sharing resource-rich programming to build deep relationships between parents, communities and public schools. Turning the Page currently partners with ASAS DC to support building parent involvement within the after-school program.
Up2Us Sports is the nationwide leader in engaging, training and supporting sports coaches to serve as mentors and role models to youth living in some of America's most under-served communities. Their AmeriCorps coaching program is the first national service program that challenges young adults to give back to their communities through a year of service as coach-mentors. Up2Us Sports' research, training and on-the-ground initiatives empower sports programs across the country to become a united force for meaningful change. To date, Up2Us Sports has reached nearly 450,000 youth by placing more than 2,300 coaches in under-served urban communities.
YoKid...Stretch Your Limits is a 501(c)(3) organization that partners with schools and non-profit organizations to provide yoga and mindfulness programs to students pre-K through 12th grade in effort to make yoga accessible to all youth regardless of their socio-economic status.
Each class incorporates breathing, movement, and relaxation. Our mission is to teach yoga and mindfulness to children and youth to support enhanced outcomes for life, health, school, and leadership.
Youth Service America:
A resource center that partners with thousands of organizations committed to increasing the quality and quantity of volunteer opportunities for young people. Each year members of our Youth Advisory Board partner with YSA to complete service projects in DC. ASAS DC was recently chosen as a DC Lead Agency for 2017 Global Youth Service Day.