High School Graduates Inducted into West End House Alumni Family

On Monday, June 19th, 100 young people, alumni, family members, and staff gathered for the third annual West End House Alumni Induction Ceremony to celebrate our high school graduates becoming official members of the alumni family. The evening began with West End House-made passed hors d’oeuvres including bacon-wrapped blue cheese-stuffed dates, sunbutter sesame noodles with... read more »

When Harry Met Mickey

Seven West End House middle-schoolers spent an entire week in the “happiest place on earth” and Universal Studios Florida thanks to a generous grant from Rodman Disney for Kids through the Dorchester Boys & Girls Club. Selected for their outstanding academic performances, Alondra, Sanyla, Amani, Steven, Juan, Edrei, and Giovanny enjoyed the scarier attractions at Disney... read more »

Writing the Lyrics to Their Future

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 15 teens toured the House of Blues in downtown Boston and learned about careers in the entertainment industry. The House of Blues is a chain of live music concert halls throughout the United States. The group of West End House teens toured the Green Room, sound and lighting boards, and the Foundation Room... read more »

Rising High School Seniors Tour Colleges

On Friday, July 22nd, a group of rising high school seniors advanced toward their dream of earning a college degree with their first official tour of UMass Dartmouth. Seventeen-year-old Vanessa, who wants to pursue corporate law, raved about the visit: “UMass Dartmouth is a small university, they have a great law program, it’s affordable and it’s only an hour... read more »