Kid Power Inc. is a non-profit organization that inspires youth leadership by promoting academic advancement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement in underserved communities throughout the District of Columbia.
Kid Power is the only nonprofit expanded learning program that operates four interconnected programs that address the academic, social, and health needs facing DC youth. Each year, Kid Power helps hundreds of youth succeed academically, empowers them to become engaged leaders and responsible citizens, and fosters healthy living through school gardens. Our programs include comprehensive, innovative, approaches that engage students, resulting in achieved academic proficiency, positive social-emotional growth, and increased civic engagement through evidenced-based strategies such as hands-on instruction, mentorship and small group instruction, school-day alignment, family engagement, and differentiated instruction and preparation for career and life.
Kid Power’s free programs serve 1,600 students attending the District of Columbia Public Schools.
by Jessica M. from Oxon hill, MD(October 19, 2010)
I volunteered for kid power last year and it was fun.I meet some really nice people.The kids were adorable and they relly had fun at our "carnival".
I loved that they had it at the church.
The kid power reps were really nice and friendly.It was a great idea.