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January 10, 2020

On December 2nd, 2019, BranchOut!’s Innovator team won third place overall in Virginia District 10 in the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a national competition for students to create an app and present it to the public. 

Innovator is a team consisting of 20+ st...

October 21, 2019

Sunday, October 13th, 2019 is the fourth annual BranchOut! celebrate event. About 300 people from DC, Maryland, and Virginia gathered at the Kreeger Auditorium to attend this regional event.

This year, we had Tony lodge, Ryan McElveen, and Paul Li as guest speakers. The...

As the school year ends, many high school students struggle to find the answer to one question of what they will do over the summer. With a plethora of options to choose from, from a summer job to tackling summer online PE, students tirelessly search for an activity th...

October 9, 2019

On June 15, 2019, BranchOut! STEM Education had its fourth annual training at the James Lee Community Center in Falls Church, Virginia. Founded in 2016, the organization’s main purpose is to spread STEM education to underserved communities and improve inter-community u...

September 21, 2019

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, about 40 BranchOut! student mentors and parents took part in BranchOut!'s DC National Mall trash pickup event.

About 10 student leaders got to the National Mall at 8am to set up and meet with the staff from the National Pa...

September 21, 2019

This past summer marked the 4th year of BranchOut! STEM Education’s mentoring program, with its largest range of mentors and mentees yet, consisting of 132 mentors and 9 mentoring locations serving over 600 students. BranchOut! mentors have been able to make strides in...

August 30, 2019

Arriving at Patrick Henry Homeless Shelter, I thought that similar to the children at the Willston Community Center, they merely came to the shelter for a summer camp. But, it was when I heard the kids say that they were going up to their apartment, saying that they we...

July 22, 2019

BranchOut! will be holding a trash pickup at the DC National Mall from 9AM to 12PM on September 14th, 2019. This is another way for BrachOut! to give back to the community while broadening our reach in the DMV area.

You can sign-up for this event at this link: https://f...

April 30, 2019

On April 27, 2019, representatives of the Veritas Branchout! Multicultural STEM Mentoring Program accepted the Gold Star Group volunteer award from the Fairfax Neighborhood and Community Services organization for Branchout!'s exceptional work at the James Lee Community...

April 9, 2019

As the end of the school year approaches, the BranchOut! leadership team has been interviewing new mentors in preparation for another exciting summer. Check out this clip of some of our interview process!

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