A collection of stories exploring how out-of-school time practitioners partner with families to support children and young people.
Keeping it Real
"I want staff members that are working with my kids to be as real with me as possible. As far as mothers or fathers or both, I just know them. It is so familiar. I have been in their situation so many times."
"I don't think there is any single way you can be in touch with a family without really knowing who that youth is... We try to be intentional about making phone calls once a month. To create a space for dialogue."
Show Them that They Matter
"Building trust with families and being culturally proficient, run hand-in-hand."