IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Background: school paper ruled along with bright colors of dumbbells, poker cards, two kids “high-five” and a red ghost named Blinky from Pac-Man; text from the top to the bottom: Youth & Family Services; e5 Goes Virtual; 4 pm – 5 pm; Elementary School Students: first Monday of every month; Middle School Students: second Tuesday of every month; High School Students: third month of every month; Explore, Experiment, Experience, Exercise, and Excel; Exclusively for San Diego Deaf/Hard of Hearing students only.; e5 sessions will be hosted via Zoom! For the Zoom link and more information, please contact Nick Roquemore at nroquemore@dcsofsd.org; red social media icons: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube; two tones of blue logo: e5 After School Program; two tones of blue: DCS Deaf Community Services

e5 After School Program

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The e5 After School Program was established to empower deaf youth to explore possibilities, experiment with new ideas, experience new adventures, exercise both mentally and physically, and excel in life. The program is in direct response to the growing number of young Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals who are struggling – both socially and emotionally – at school.

DCS’ collaboration with the San Diego Unified School District provides access for youth development services and hands-on leadership and teambuilding activities to students through inspiring them into believing in themselves that will promote self-esteem, friendships, strong interpersonal skills, and reassert a sense of fulfillment. With support, DCS strives to ensure that all Deaf San Diego students will graduate with the skills, motivation, curiosity, and resilience to succeed in life.

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