Perseverance: that tenacity or steadfastness located INSIDE each of us that makes us get up, dust ourselves off, and try again. Or, as F. Scott Fitzgerald (1986 – 1940) said of persevering, “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” If we want to raise...
Last year for my daughter, Annie’s 4th birthday she decided to have a splash and play party at the house and invite all of the kids in her preschool class. We planned out where to put the little blow up pool, bought balloons, a piñata and face paints so there’d be...
What does #LiveInsideOut mean?
We are working to build a generation of children and families that strive to “live inside out”. What does that mean? We focus on helping kids develop the character skills (i.e. social and emotional skills) necessary to thrive in their lives, schools, and later in jobs and community, which is the “inside piece”. The “outside” part is being connected to the community through volunteerism. All of our programs combine these two elements!
5 Opportunities to Get Involved
Inside Out Club DuPage offers an after-school program, weekend program, and online (Inside Out Club Live). Additionally, IOCD provides parents and educators with two online resources to help them build character and volunteer from home.
Working with teachers, volunteers, parents, school administrators and outside organizations, the Inside Out Club is positively impacting more than 3,000 children and their families each year.