Monday, June 1, 2009

Monday on WAMU: The importance of quality summer youth programming

On the eve of summer, experts including Millicent Williams from the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (CYITC, Trust) will discuss the the value and importance of high-quality summer learning opportunities for young people.   Tune in to WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU 88.5 FM -- you can listen live online or on the radio) and you can listen to and participate in the discussion on Monday, June 1 at Noon.

Participate by calling 1-800-433-8850 or emailing kojo[AT]wamu[DOT]org.   You may also Tweet Kojo @kojoshow.

The Trust sees summer as an important time to advance youth development.   And they know something about positive youth development and OST.   The Trust is the primary resource for developing partnerships that expand and improve services and opportunities for children and youth in the District of Columbia, especially during their time out of school. It provides funding to more than 150 community-based organizations, helping more than 20,000 children after school and during the summer.

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