Kid Power, Inc. Overview
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District of Columbia 20001
Direct beneficiaries per year: 250+ youth
Geographic areas served: Washington, DC
Programs: Kid Power-DC is dedicated to working with students in under-served communities. It provides year-round youth development programming for approximately 200 students throughout the District of Columbia. KPDC's programs include: 1) The Citizenship Project: Using a literacy-building and civic engagement curriculum, students and their high school mentors investigate US history and the building blocks of citizenship, produce visual and performing art works, and implement youth-led community action projects; 2) CookieTime!: Middle school students operate a small baking business in partnership with CakeLove bakery and use the profits to fund local community projects and service trips outside the District of Columbia; and 3) Extra-Curricular Programs: In the Explorers Club, students participate in weekly workshops, such as boxing, yoga, cooking, acting, dance, chess, and visual arts. KPDC also operates a full-service day and overnight summer camp.