El Grupo now offers more educational opportunities for youth
With help from a new grant and from supporters like you, El Grupo can now offer a full week of after school development opportunities, including Academic Support and Structured Mechanics workshops.
We have always said school comes before riding your bike - and reviewed report cards to assess that each rider was meeting agreed upon expectations. Thanks to a grant from Stone Canyon Community Foundation we are now able to hold Academic Support Hours on Mondays to back that up. Also, we can now employ and re-engage El Grupo alumni!
Soon we begin Bike Lovin' & Learnin' workshops on Fridays to help all youth learn and develop mechanical skills to maintain their own bikes and teach one another. We are developing a three-tier program to engage youth and give them real practical job skills.
El Grupo holds practices Tuesday through Thursday, plus weekends. Youth can now benefit from 7 days/week of educational and development opportunities through El Grupo! You can get involved by volunteering any day of the week!