Teens Explore Philanthropy Through Highland Street Foundation

On June 20, 2017, West End House teens donated $5,000 to Roxbury-based youth literacy nonprofit 826 Boston through the Youth Philanthropy Initiative. Developed by Highland Street Foundation, the Youth Philanthropy Initiative is a 12-week intensive program that educates young people on the impact of nonprofits and philanthropy in their community. The program culminates in an opportunity for the young people... read more »

High School Graduates Inducted into West End House Alumni Family

On Monday, June 19th, approximately 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 homemade passed hors d’oeuvres including bacon-wrapped blue cheese-stuffed dates, sunbutter sesame noodles with... read more »

West End House Youth Cast Their Vote at Harvard Business School New Venture Competition

A group of 26 West End House high school students visited Harvard University in April to attend the 20th Harvard Business School (HBS) New Venture Competition, at which HBS students and alumni pitched their business and entrepreneurship ideas in hopes of winning seed funding totaling $315,000. To prep for the event, West End House... read more »