Debut at Jamaica Plain Porchfest

On Saturday, July 9th, four West End House teens appeared in the 3rd annual Jamaica Plain Porchfest. Jonathan, Eteenah, Anthony, and Jennifer performed four songs by Adele, The Plain White T’s, 21 Pilots, and Panic! at the Disco on the steps of Blessed Sacrament Church. Before the performance, our young people worried; they had only practiced for two weeks. However, they overcame... read more »

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 »