Junior Achievement of Central Iowa Student Journey Video
YMCA/Girls on the Run Teaches Confidence, Life Skills
Girls on the Run is a life-changing program for 8–13 year-old girls that promotes empowerment by teaching life skills through lessons, training, and running. Girls on the Run began in 1996 in Charlotte, North Carolina and has been in Des Moines since 2008. The program teaches girls about self-confidence and building healthy relationships.
On With Life
Opportunity on Deck - "Can Play"
As a junior in high school, Dylan DeClerck took action when he found out that some kids in his community couldn’t participate in organized sports due to lack of financial means and equipment. Now called “Can Play”, Dylan founded the organization in 2012.
Clive Community Services
While Clive is rated as one of the top Iowa communities in which to live and work, we face the same challenge as every community to help those struggling to meet basic needs.