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The Power of Civic Engagement

Romi Hemphill was in the sixth grade when she got her first taste of civic leadership through Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®). “It made me a better person,” Romi said about the program, which she continued to participate in through high school. “It made me stronger.” It also helped her … Continue reading

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Wyman Helps Teens Develop Critical Social-Emotional Skills through Community Service Learning in St. Louis

St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund supports Wyman’s Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) at Brittany Woods Middle School (BWMS). Thanks to the support of CSF, Wyman is currently celebrating its sixth year serving teens at BWMS. TOP teens meet weekly in … Continue reading

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Foundations for Social-emotional Skill Building

The best research helps us make discoveries to improve outcomes. The best research also reveals the processes needed to achieve those outcomes. One of the greatest learnings to emerge from the recent SEL Challenge is the foundation that best supports social … Continue reading

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Social Emotional Learning: Building Empathy

We often hear the following comments from teens in Wyman’s programs: “My school is not a very diverse place. In Wyman’s programs, I’ve met people from different backgrounds other than me, and I have learned a lot…” “When we do community service, … Continue reading

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