Youth Make Strides Toward Creative Careers

On Tuesday, June 28th, New Balance’s Global Lifestyle Design team came to West End House to advise 20 of our aspiring artists on how to turn their creativity into careers. The New Balance Global Lifestyle Design team — which included employees from Japan and England — answered West End House youth’s questions about day-to-day responsibilities, career paths, and artistic... read more »

West End House Learns About Germs

On Tuesday, May 23rd, thirteen West End House young people learned about viruses and bacteria on their monthly visit to the Boston University Bioinformatics department. Youth ages 7 through 12 played microorganism-themed bingo and took home stuffed animals shaped like microorganisms such as staff infection, chicken pox, and the common cold.

West End House on Display at the MFA

On Friday, May 16th, 22 West End House youth attended the opening reception for the Museum of Fine Art’s Community Arts Initiative Artist Project, which is generously funded by the Linde Family Foundation. West End House has participated in this exciting initiative for 10 consecutive years. For this year’s project, our youth worked alongside... read more »