America SCORES Cleveland (SCORES) utilizes a team-based learning approach that takes place in a safe and trusting environment. The sport of soccer is used as the catalyst to target social-emotional learning, build literacy skills, develop healthy habits, and empower youth to become more academically and civically engaged. SCORES’ creative strategy for growth provides over 1,500 Cleveland youth with 32 weeks of afterschool and extension programming. These participants can show measurable gains in self-confidence, positive decision-making, literacy and communication skills, fitness levels, school attendance, and classroom engagement.
America SCORES inspires Cleveland youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.