Click here if you want the JTW Traveling Trophy to find a new home! For a little over a year now, the JTW Traveling Trophy has had a very comfortable life in the beautiful lobby of Shannon & Associates, LLP. The reason? Simple. The Associates rallied ... read more

The following was written by a Head Start & ECEAP staff member. Last year in class, I had a boy named Evan. He is the only child of a woman who never really desired having children. Mom is a very caring woman and has embraced motherhood as best as she... read more

Gather your workplace and participate in the 4th Annual Jeans to Work for KYFS by clicking HERE > This event is a fun and simple way to raise funds and awareness for Kent Youth and Family Services. Plus, you will be competing against other local busine... read more

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. In the high school homework room, I was able to help one of the students with some language arts homework. Together, we read the article and discussed the situations in each paragraph. I asked hi... read more

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. Recently, I spent some time working with Abdi. We worked on an essay for his Literacy class. In it, he was asked to address the following prompt: What does it mean to be an American? Abdi’s cha... read more

The following was submitted by an After School staff member. For a week now, I’ve tutored Musa for his presentation on human trafficking. We started by reviewing the instructions, research and checked his slides for accuracy and grammar. Our biggest cha... read more

On Mar. 13th, join our Executive Director, Mike Heinisch, for coffee and conversation on issues ranging from youth development, opportunities for South King County and the future of Kent Youth and Family Services. The coffee is on us, but the engagement, ... read more

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. For this month’s submission, I would like to discuss my work with Hassan Mugaza. Hassan has difficulty staying on top of his work in school. The further he progressed in school, the more challe... read more

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