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!
Fifteen of our high school and college students made masterpieces at West End House’s inaugural paint night event on Friday, February 12th. Lindsey Kocur, Director of Visual Arts, gave the teens step-by-step instructions for how to paint a city landscape at sunset. From 7:30 until 9:00 pm, participants painted, jammed to music, and snacked on homemade double-chocolate brownies. While many of the... read more »