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Youth Leaders Turned Teachers

Youth Leaders Turned Teachers

Katie Christovich, a fifth grade teacher in Loudoun County, VA, said she gained invaluable experience while working for On the Road as a Youth Leader.  “[On the Road] was a huge learning experience in how to connect … and about the building of relationships. And now...

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A Time to Reflect

A Time to Reflect

In June of this past year, we celebrated our first graduating class! Many of those seniors had been with us for years, so watching them walk across the stage and toward a new chapter of their lives was thrilling for us as an organization.    During this...

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Take a Look at Our Summer Programs!

Take a Look at Our Summer Programs!

Our programs at On the Road typically take place after the school bell rings. But we also know that summer programming is an essential component of addressing the 6,000-hour learning gap, which negatively affects low-income students who have experienced far fewer...

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Exploring Their Next Steps

Exploring Their Next Steps

“I remember the flier,” Griselle recalled of first hearing about On the Road at their school’s elective fairs.   “It was a [picture of] a group of people at college and a few students at a recording studio. And I thought, you know what, if I get an opportunity to...

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An  Aspiring Chef’s Journey

An Aspiring Chef’s Journey

Sailuh, one of our amazing On the Road youth, said she had always enjoyed extracurricular activities in elementary school and getting the chance to learn more after the school bells rings. But when she first entered middle school, she wasn’t sure how she’d spend her...

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