Painting, Virtual Reality, Professional Development at the HALO Learning Center

October has been an eventful month in the Kansas City Learning Center. We welcomed back 13 Fairfax kids to start a new year of programming. Fairfax is an alternative high school and has partnered with HALO for two years. As a background for our readers, all of Fairfax classes are online, and in the past, most of the students struggled …

Former HALO Child Returns to Teach HALO Youth Professional Development

Tiana first came to the HALO Learning Center three years ago, where her hard work was rewarded with a scholarship provided by one of HALO’s partners. After beginning college in the fall, she returned to HALO- but this time as volunteer and workshop facilitator, teaching HALO youth professional development. Tiana, along with her classmates from The University of Central Missouri, …

HALO Spring Preview

Looking ahead to spring, more artwork and programming is in the works for the HALO KC Learning Center. In March, we will be holding an Explore Workshop with an entrepreneur basketball trainer. We will also be hosting an Explore Workshop with artist Jaime Sanchez. Both workshops will explore each individual’s career path and journey. On April’s schedule, a three-session Self-Care …

HALO Teaches the Next Generation of Young Professionals

The professional development course at the HALO Learning Center- Kansas City has officially begun. Students will create resumes, mock interview, and apply for jobs throughout the 8 sessions of this course. With the presidential election quickly approaching this year, one class focused on the importance of voting. Intern Katie LaCombe led the youth in a discussion on the main issues …