For the past seven years, the YMCA Youth & Family Services’ Linkages to Learning program has partnered with Maryland Youth Ballet (MYB) to teach dance after school-program in local schools. At the end of each semester, the children and their parents are invited to see a performance.
8 YEAR OLD & MOM INSPIRE EACH OTHER ON CHALLENGE COURSE
Just before noon, Alberto, whose name has been changed for this article, eyed the zip line suspiciously. He’d already tried once to gather the courage to ride it across the wide-open space below. On his first attempt, the 8-year-old made it to the top of the ladder. By lunchtime on the first ever YFS Family Day, Alberto made it all the way to the edge of the 40– ft high platform and stopped, planning to try again after the noon meal.
– Keyandra Brisco, LCSW-C – Director of Family Preservation and Support Services Lindsey Foss, LCMFT – Director of Linkages to Learning Kimberly Nimmons, LCPC – Director of Counseling Outreach Referrals and Education (CORE) Elena dos Reis – Director of Linkages to Learning Meredith Smith – Director of Youth Development – Keyandra Brisco, LCSW-C Keyandra […]
Marlene is originally from Sonsonate, El Salvador and came to the United States in 2003. She enjoys taking care of her three children and spending time with family, especially doing outdoor activities such as playing basketball, swimming, and visiting the park. Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Marlene” »
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