Our staff and volunteer core are designed to maintain a student staff ratio of 6:1
ReWA Youth Program
Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA)
ReWA's Youth Program provides a place for students to receive homework assistance and access to a state of the art computer lab. Our program features staff with language capacity to serve clients from several language groups, and offers additional curricular elements like the 'Math is Cool' and 'Reading is Cool' curriculum designed to enhance students school experience with hands on activities and games that use math and reading concepts. We also offer our fun and original Science Thursday curriculum to help students with basic science concepts and learning. We are also currently partnering with the United Way to develop a 'Safe Relationships for Teens' curriculum that is designed to help students develop and maintain healthy and safe relationships.
NASA's Light Science Curriculum; School's Out Washington's Math is Cool and Reading is Cool Curriculum; ReWA's original Healthy Relationships Curriculum; Summer Program Low Ropes course self esteem training; and a large library and 14 station computer lab with high speed internet access.
Funding for the Youth program comes from an array of public and private sources.
Program Staffing and Training:
Permanent Lead teacher, plus additional bicultural/bilingual part-time staff (who are also available for the parents of participants to provide feedback on the program), we also utilize interns and volunteers.
Program has a pre/post test and quarterly goal setting for all students. Program staff monitor homework completion and work, as well as site monitoring from the City of Seattle.
Nick Bowen(206) 721-0243 http://rewa.org/index.php?q=node/18
Operating since 1998, and serves over 100 students annually. Our site has room to serve 35-40 students daily, and summer program serves 32 students.