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  • Announcement - Student Creatives Spring 2024 "Abstract" Edition Arrives!
    We're thrilled to announce the arrival of the Student Creatives Spring 2024 edition: Abstract!

    This issue delves into the fascinating realm of the abstract, showcasing the diverse talents of seven exceptional young artists (ages 15-19). Prepare to be amazed by their artistic interpretations through a captivating blend of art, poetry, and photography.

  • April 2024 Newsletter - Spring is in the air, and April showers bring more than just flowers – they bring a chance for growth and positive change! This April, let's focus on getting involved in the action. Have children in your life? Get involved in strengthening their mental health. Old enough to vote? Then, vote like your life depends on it! #childmentalhealth #childmentalhealthmatters #vote #localelections

  • March 2024 Newsletter - Celebrate Women's History Month & Empower Yourself!
    Welcome to the March edition of our newsletter! We've curated 5 powerful ways to empower yourself and others. This March, let's embrace self-discovery and create positive change. Together!

  • February 2024 Newsletter - Celebrate the rich legacy of Black history while fostering your love for learning with our unique newsletter edition! Uncover 5 insightful pathways to discover Black excellence, spark curiosity, and fuel your thirst for knowledge. Show your love with special discounts: 10% off Love Campaign t-shirts/hoodies, 15% off select books in our online bookshop. Let's learn, celebrate, and empower together!

  • Announcement, Summer 2023 - Welcome to the Inaugural Issue of Student Creatives!
    We're thrilled to unveil the very first issue of Student Creatives, a platform designed to amplify the voices of young creatives! This publication is for teens aged 15-19 to showcase their creative talents and delve into the powerful theme of justice.

  • October 2021 - Patch: Prince George's TV Show Broadcasts Teens Talk on Local Issues

  • September 2021 - The Prince George's Post: New Television Show Gives Prince George's County Teens a Platform to Speak Out and Raise Their Voices on Issues That Matter to Young People.

  • June 2020 - Executive Director Toni A. Smith pens In Reach's Black Lives Matter Statement in response to the many and on-going killings of Black people by white police officers in the United States.

  • May 2020 - In Reach officially launches Teens Talk Television by hosting a campaign for Prince George's County graduating high school seniors to share their unique senior year experience.

  • June 2019 - In Reach partnered with the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers (WRAG) for the launch of their Journalism Fellows Project, a platform for youth of color in this region who are often written about, but are rarely asked to share their perspectives on the issues facing their communities and families. Youth were asked to write about challenges they are experiencing, and if they have any solutions to offer. Our teen, Jailen Fuller, had the honor of her essay, "Normalizing Safety and Unity, Not Violence" featured in June 12, 2019, edition of The Almost Daily WRAG, the official blog of the WRAG. Jailen Fuller shared her thoughts on the community’s role in stopping violence in Prince George’s County, MD.

  • January 2019 - In Reach launched its STEM Unplugged Teen Cafe Program for students at Kenmoor Middle School in Landover, MD. Our awesome young leaders trained, planned from start to finish, and hosted an amazing cafe for their peers on "Love and the Brain."

  • October 2018 - In Reach celebrates the annual Lights On Afterschool! event with partner school William Paca Elementary School in Landover, MD.

  • October 2018 - For a second year, In Reach partners with Council Member Todd M. Turner, District 4, to host “Stay Sharp on Social Media – Changing the Game! Challenges, Choices and Chances.” The American Academy of Pediatrics, reports that more than 75% of teenagers own cell phones and 22% log onto their favorite social media sites more than ten times a day. Recognizing the need to address this growing trend, Council Member Turner partnered with Bowie State University, In Reach, Inc., AC Pollard Staffing, Jack and Jill of America, Inc – National Harbor Chapter, City of Bowie Education Committee and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, to host this timely event.

  • April 2018 - In Reach celebrates and recognizes another year of working with amazing professional educators during the after school hours.

  • April 2018 - In Reach launches its #ChildrensMentalHealthMatters Blog Carnival ahead of upcoming 2018 Child Mental Health Week.

  • November 2017 - In Reach partners with the office of Council Member Todd M. Turner, District 4, to hold "Stay Sharp on Social Media Seminar on Networking, Cyber-bullying and Safety" for District 4 public and private middle and high school students and their families at Bowie State University.

  • April 2017 - In Reach, Inc. joins with the National AfterSchool Association to celebrate the professionals that are at the heart of afterschool programs during "Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week" April 24-28, 2017. #heartofafterschool

  • April 2017 - In Reach's Youth Ambassadors at Parkdale High School hosts an informative and engaging event, "Magnifying The Mind - Teens Raising Awareness about Mental Health" for their peers on campus.

  • October 2016 - Keeping the Lights On Afterschool for Families, In Reach celebrates Lights On Afterschool!

  • May 2016 - To Be Beautiful Means to Be Yourself - Children's #MentalHealth Matters!

  • May 2016 - Dedication | Patience | Love - #TeacherAppreciationWeek

  • April 2016 - Prince George's County's Finest - Excellence Always!

  • March 2016 - Pick Up a Book and #Read with a Child


  • December 2015 - Special #Education Day - Wednesday, December 2, 2015

  • November 2015 - Great Public #Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility

  • October 2015 - #ThankaPrincipal During National Principals Month

  • October 2015 - What are you doing for Teen Read Week?

  • September 2015 - What does public lands, partnerships and service have in common?

  • July 2015 - How amazing are Prince George's County parents?!

  • March 2015 - In Reach's testimony in support of Senate Bill 691: Maryland After-School and Summer Opportunity Fund (MASOF) Program

  • March 2015 - “Libraries are for making . . . communities stronger.” #TTW15

  • March 2015 - What do adults and Dr. Seuss have in common?

  • October 5, 2013 - In Reach partners with Prince George's County Council Member Ingrid M. Turner, District 4, and Parks & Recreation, M-NCPPC, to hold Youth Empowerment Summit 2013: Education, Equipping & Empowering our Youth for Success. In Reach was excited to chaperon 11 students from its new program, The Girls of Worth Afterschool Literacy Club, to the event where they had a great time.

  • June 14, 2013 - In Reach holds its Second Annual Celebrating Amazing Prince George's County Parents Awards.

  • February 15, 2013 - In Reach's Youth Ambassadors sponsor True Love, True Reality, a Teen Dating Violence Awareness Reception and Program to recognize National Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month which included awarding the winners of their first county-wide poetry competition.

  • April 27, 2012 - In Reach holds its first Celebrating Amazing Prince George's County Parents Event.

  • Read In Reach's executive director Toni Smith's Community Engagement - Tips for Seeking School Partnerships in the 2012 Winter Edition of Living Education e-Magazine. Follow this link to read the article.

  • February 11, 2010 - Featured in the Prince George's County Gazette, Leaders of the Youth Ambassadors Program at Parkdale High School met with Delegates (District 22) in Annapolis, MD (state capital) to discuss their anti-tobacco campaign.

  • Preparing a new group of students for college, work and life through the Youth Ambassadors Program at Parkdale High School.

  • August 3, 2006 - Read In Reach's feature in the Gazette Newspaper, Woman reaches out to help county teens

  • May 12, 2006 - In Reach Awards First Scholarships to Northwestern High School Students.

  • September 29, 2005 - In Reach's feature in the Gazette Newspaper, For nonprofit, teen talks are within reach.

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