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Doc in a Day: DC Scores

Genre: Documentary2017
Director: Timothy Allan, Mimi d’Autremont, Claudia Bolaños, Megan King, and Bridget O’Brien
Length: 5:01 Minutes  |  Country of Origin:Array
Learn More: Visit the film’s website

A national nonprofit, America SCORES serves 10,000 students at more than 175 public and charter schools in 13 major cities. Our mission is to inspire urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. We achieve this mission through daily after school and summer programming that combines soccer, poetry, and service-learning. Our holistic, team-based approach works – America SCORES students, 85 percent of whom live below the poverty line, improve academically, increase physical fitness, and have a greater sense of confidence and belonging.