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.
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 »
On Wednesday, May 11th, the West End House band, The West, packed their suitcases and boarded a plane to New Orleans. As if traveling to a cultural mecca with your best friends wasn’t exciting enough, Kevaughn, Carolina, Jonathan, and Jio had won a talent search to perform at the national Boys & Girls Clubs conference. As The West (accompanied by Music Clubhouse... read more »
Ian Jaffier, Jr., Rick Taranto, Emily Katz, Gracia Bonilla, and Rudy Ash ran and finished the 2016 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2016 as representatives of West End House. The team name, “Team Dawnn for Peace,” paid homage to West End House alumna Dawnn Jaffier who, before becoming an innocent victim of violence in 2014, was a... read more »
On Thursday, March 31st, fifteen West End House young people competed in front of 200 cheering peers, staff, families, and volunteers at our second annual West End House Talent Show. Past winner Dana pumped up the crowd with an opening performance of his original song, “It’s Over.” Three guest judges, including West End House’s own Teen Program Specialist Lee... read more »