July Has Brought a Focus on a Crucial Life Skill: Respect. 

Every month at HALO, we highlight a new specific life skill in our Learning Centers. This month, that life skill is respect. Respect teaches children the value of empathy and consideration for others, creating and maintaining positive relationships, and developing a sense of responsibility. By regularly emphasizing respect and other essential life skills, we empower our children to confidently navigate …

Leadership Masks and Pumpkins

This month we discussed what it looks and feels like to be in a leadership role. Some of the kiddos talked about how happy it made them to lead their younger siblings, and how much they loved the leaders in their lives such as their parents or teachers. The masks are depictions of what leadership feels like to them. One …

HALO Celebrates Father’s Day

In honor of Father’s Day, we would like to highlight some of the important men involved in our HALO Kansas City program. These strong fathers and father figures make a huge impact on our youth.DEREK YU – Derek has been volunteering with HALO for over a year and a half now. He consistently attends art workshops to serve our youth …

Focus – Our May Workshop

The life skill for the month of May was focus! Our art projects this month were centered around this theme. We believe it is important to cover this topic with our youth because focus is the foundation for a solid work ethic, which provides opportunities and success for our kids. Check out what they have been up to below!On the …

Love Heals In Our Summer Workshops

This summer, we asked our HALO children what healing means to them. How has HALO helped you heal? What makes you feel loved? From sewing to spoken word readings, our youth explore what makes them feel loved through powerful performances and artistry. These workshops are all thanks to our amazing instructors! We are grateful for all of their time and …

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