We are uniquely positioned to support youth from under-resourced communities by building a strong social-emotional foundation and taking that a step further to promote social justice and racial equity.
1,500 youth directly + 10,000 secondary
400 soccer games
3,000 poems written
20 schools + 18 community partners
Over 20 schools on our wait list
100 community events
40 youth-led projects
of participants improved their physical fitness running test scores
Our poet-athletes were found to be
more proficient in ELA test scores than their non-ASNY peers
ASNY partner schools completed over
community service learning projects
of young people surveyed by ASNY experienced
"success" by maintaining or advancing in all SEL measures
Our youth make strides in...
of young people who pre-surveyed as "lower asset" or within the "emerging" category for positive academic self-efficacy made gains. 76% of young people increased within the academic self-efficacy measures.
Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
of young people who pre-surveyed as "lower asset" or within the "emerging" category for contribution
Higher than partner programs!
of young people surveyed within the ASNY program identified as high asset within the social capital category. In post survey, 75% of the 10% who were considered emerging in this category had made gains.
He feels like he is part of something bigger... He’s competitive but hates to lose, this taught him it's okay to lose sometimes.
- Parent of ASNY participant
Alumni Profile: Coach Chris
"Being a part of America SCORES impacted me because there are traits
that you learn - teamwork, building commitment skills, leadership -
these are traits you carry with you through life."
fWhat does America SCORES fmean to our poet-athletes?f