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Community Organization Spotlight: The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

MYM5The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown’s Make Your M.A.R.K.™ (Motivated Academically Ready Kids) program provides after-school reading, language arts, English, and math academic enrichment. The Make Your M.A.R.K.™ program targets students in second and third grades who live within the boundaries of the Neighborhood Improvement Zone. The majority of the students also reside in the Allentown Promise Neighborhood.

Students attend the Make Your M.A.R.K.™ program twice a week for two hours for 35 weeks at the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown. The educational curriculum aligns with the Allentown School District standards and the Pennsylvania standards for teaching.