Dre and Armond from AmericaSCORES LA are registered!

Long time Up2Us members and AmeriCorps VISTA and Coach Across America All-Stars Dre De La Peza and Armond Richards will be representing AmericaSCORES LA at the conference.  SCORES offers afterschool soccer and poetry programming to children in Title I schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  In communities in which public services such as libraries, parks, and youth centers are noticeably absent, LA SCORES offers youth a productive outlet for physical activity and literacy development.  La SCORES does a fantastic job of creating practices that are physically active and engaging for all the youth they serve.

Dre De La Peza

Dre De La Peza

Dre started at SCORES LA in as a VISTA building the capacity of the organization by building a website, a social media presence, writing grant proposals, and forming lasting relationships with participants and coaches.  Dre is now the Program Director.

Armond Richards

Armond Richards

Armond is a 2nd year Coach Across America coach.  In addition to his responsibilities as a coach in LA, Armond mentors 1st year coaches in the CAA program helping them to learn best practices, how to handle certain situations and all around act as a peer support during a difficult but rewarding year of service.

We’re looking forward to having these two great minds at Change the Game!

Learn more about SCORES LA here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s