Amid Covid Crisis, Summer Learning Programs From L.A. to D.C. Garner Coveted Award for Joyful Learning, Family Engagement and Student Well-being During the Critical Summer Months
(WASHINGTON, DC) Sept. 15, 2021 –As the summer season sunsets and a new school year begins, the National Summer Learning Summer Association (NSLA) – the only national nonprofit exclusively focused on closing the achievement and opportunity gap by increasing access to high-quality summer learning experiences – is pleased to announce the 2021 honorees of the coveted New York Life Foundation’s Excellence in Summer Learning Awards.
For more than a decade, NSLA has undergone a rigorous review process to find the nation’s top summer programs committed to joyful learning experiences, innovative programming, creative family engagement, and the health and well-being of the nation’s most underserved children and youth.
The 2021 winners are:
- America SCORES LA, Los Angeles, CA
- Dance Institute of Washington, D.C.
- Play Captains, Philadelphia, PA
- Explore Memphis, Memphis, TN