Congratulations to West End House superstar colleague Nadine Martinez on being recognized as BGCA Northeast Professional of the Year! The Northeast region spans from Maine to Maryland, encompassing thousands of BGC professionals. We are over the moon with excitement for you and this prestigious honor.
While we were unable to host our traditional Halloween Family Night dinner and activities we could not let the holiday pass by without a little ghoulish fun and games. This year staff hosted a Fall Fest for our Learning Hubs complete with a giant bouncy slide. While we had hoped to have the festival... read more »
Last Wednesday West End House hosted Esperanza; A Celebration of Hope and Healing Through Art, an interactive visual arts exhibit featuring a collaborative, community quilt and individual textile pieces designed by our youth artists. The exhibit was the culmination of a seven week program with our summer Artist in Residence Susan Thompson. Susan, an... read more »
As part of our National Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month celebration West End House staff created a Latinx Hispanic Heritage Hero display in honor of historical and local unsung Latinx and Hispanic heroes. Staff researched 14 Latinx and Hispanic individuals that sparked their interest, learning more about their lives and influences within the Latinx... read more »
Yesterday was the first day of our fall 2021 after school programming and it felt so good to welcome our members back into the building for the start of a more traditional school year. After pivoting to host in-person Learning Hubs while Boston Public Schools were closed last school year, we’re excited to solely... read more »