America SCORES Chicago is a unique, comprehensive, youth development program which uses the tools of poetry, soccer, creative expression and service-learning to equip and inspire urban youth to lead healthy lifestyles, become engaged students, and grow into leaders for their school and communities.
Through foundation grants, corporate support, fund raisers like Inspired Art, and individual giving SCORES is able to provide free programming to nearly 500 youth each season.
Soccer, poetry, and community service?
America SCORES’ diverse program builds connections
- between teamwork on the field and teamwork in the classroom
- between developing a voice in your writing and making your voice heard in the community
- between good sportsmanship and engaged citizenship
- between healthy choices on Game Day and healthy choices for life
- between identifying challenges and the responsibility to be part of solutions