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Keylatch Summer Program 2017

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Amount raised: $1,430

Amount left: $1,570

PBHA’s Keylatch Summer Program (KSP) offers an affordable and engaging summer camp to young people living in Boston’s South End and Lower Roxbury communities.

Like all of PBHA's Summer Urban Program camps, Keylatch Summer engages campers in mornings of academic enrichment, afternoons of educational field trips, and artistic, cultural, and service-learning workshops throughout the week, along with two overnight camping trips and a day-long final trip.  In addition to an academic focus on math and literacy, Keylatch works with campers to explore their community and collaborate with other neighborhoods that have traditionally been perceived as rivals.

The Keylatch Committee, of which Keylatch Summer is a major part, has provided consistent, year-round programming for youth in the South End since 1984 at the request of residents, students and parents. These stakeholders worked together to expand beyond the after-school tutoring program for children from the Villa Victoria community to also include a summer programming component. Since then, the program has expanded to include children from all areas of the South End and Lower Roxbury community, particularly six public housing developments where access to resources and support is difficult: the Villa Victoria, Cathedral, Castle Square, Lenox, Camden, and Tent City housing developments. As the community evolves and responds to different pressures, Keylatch will continue to adapt to the needs of the community in order to continue to work closely with youth and their families to empower community members and create social change. The 30 years of Keylatch Summer history in the South End have been characterized by safe, enriching, and academically oriented programming, as well as by a commitment to build community leadership.

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Luis Nario donated $100 on 5/22/2017
Susan & Victor Bers donated $50 on 5/22/2017
Sounds like an excellent program. Best of luck from both of us.
peter kane donated $100 on 5/22/2017
by Anonymous donated $100 on 5/22/2017
Posted in the name of Tomas Malberg Sr.
Jennifer B donated $50 on 5/21/2017
by Anonymous donated $10 on 5/20/2017
More than happy to support such a great cause!
Miles McMillan donated $25 on 5/20/2017
Shakira Mahmoud donated $60 on 5/19/2017
Connie Cheng donated $25 on 5/19/2017
Khal Gabriel donated $25 on 5/16/2017
Gardi Pedersen Hauck donated $50 on 5/13/2017
Best investment for the future is in our youth!
Kayla Thames donated $30 on 5/5/2017
by Anonymous donated $10 on 5/4/2017
Deema F donated $10 on 5/3/2017
Jesus S donated $50 on 4/29/2017
Zachary Brazao donated $100 on 4/27/2017
Go Keylatch!
Diana donated $25 on 4/27/2017
Britt Hollis donated $50 on 4/27/2017
❤Keylatch !
Rajeeve Martyn donated $50 on 4/27/2017
D'Joy donated $50 on 4/27/2017
Shaquilla donated $10 on 4/27/2017
Hector villar donated $50 on 4/27/2017
Nyomee F donated $25 on 4/27/2017
Jim Gass donated $100 on 4/27/2017
Rob Cho donated $50 on 4/26/2017