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The WALKER INSTITUTE For the study of RACE and ETHNIC relations(WIRE) Sports-Based Youth Development Program

Program Purpose - WIRE Sports-Based Youth Development (SBYD) program will serve as a positive connection to life-skills promotion for youth in the Kalamazoo community. The SBYD program promotes the development of pro-social behaviors, academic success, sport-skills acquisition and leadership development.

Who: Kalamazoo Youth ages 7-12

When: Saturdays January 18th to April 12th

Time: 8:30am to 12:00pm

Where: Western Michigan University Student Recreation Center (SRC)

Registration forms are available [click here]
or on site  January 25, 2014.  Completed registration forms must be received by the Walker Institute for your child to participate.   For more information about the program or to volunteer please contact: Jordan Wright, Program Coordinator, at jordan.a.wright@wmich.edu (269) 519-4349) or Gus Calbert at gus.t.calbert@wmich.edu (269) 910-9211.

Directions to SRC: from Stadium Drive, take Oliver Street west. Turn right on Western Ave then right into parking lot 13.

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Lewis Walker Institute
The Study of Race and Ethnic Relations
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5236 USA
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