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Creating Sports Programs For Urban School Students

In Boston, Lou Bergholz of Edgework Consulting leads a training session for Up2Us. (Karen Given/WBUR)
In Boston, Lou Bergholz of Edgework Consulting leads a training session for Up2Us. (Karen Given/WBUR)

Physical activity and sports are linked with better physical health, mental health, and educational outcomes for youth.

But as sports budgets are slashed, especially in urban public school districts, an organization is stepping in to provide support and training for hundreds of the country’s sports-based youth development programs.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Karen Given of WBUR has the story of Up2Us.

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