On Saturday, April 23rd, eight West End House club members between the ages of 8 and 11 attended a professional ballet performance for the very first time. Charles, Sandra, Bruna, Isabella, Woodynne, Richard, Jordi, and Deondre watched in awe as Boston Ballet presented a stunning juxtaposition of four distinct pieces: George Balanchine’s Kammermusik No. 2, William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous... read more »
On Thursday, February 25th, nearly 100 community members came together at the West End House to honor the memory of Dawnn Jaffier and recognize the efforts of individuals who embody Dawnn’s unwavering commitment to serving those in need. Now in its second year, the Light of Dawnn Awards includes grants and recognition of three... read more »
On Tuesday, February 23, sixteen West End House 1st through 6th toured the Multi Robot Systems Lab in the Engineering Product Innovation Center at Boston University. The Lab is a “playground” for graduate engineering, manufacturing, and robotics programs. Lead by Academic Support Coordinator Aaron Sarracino, and a diverse group of Boston University students, West End House children drove rovers, tested virtual... read more »
West End House teens met with staff from one of the most influential tech companies today. Google invited 14 of our young people to tour their Cambridge campus and interview their staff last Friday, February 19th. West End House’s Career Development & Employment Specialist Casey Ferrari accompanied the teens. In preparation for the Google... read more »
50 West End House youth participated in a field trip to the Museum of Science this past Wednesday, enjoying the many exciting exhibits during school vacation week. Thank you to the Highland Street Foundation for sponsoring this fun and educational opportunity!