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  • The Value of a Mentor

    By Emily Busam, Communications and Development Associate A few weeks ago, AfterZone and Hub alumnus Raymond Fernandez made a surprise visit to the PASA office.  Slung over his back was his acoustic guitar, something he carries with him regularly, a visible testament to his passion for music.  He shared with …
  • When PASA’s Mission Impacts Higher Education

    By Brian Folan, Esek Hopkins Site Coordinator When PASA partners with institutions of higher education, the impact of its mission extends beyond the young people of the AfterZone and Hub and onto the lives of college students. The college students’ experiences with PASA ground their course studies and afford them …
  • Speed Stacking: It IS a Sport!

    By Brandon Soum, Gilbert Stuart Site Coordinator Linda Grossi, health and physical education teacher at Gilbert Stuart Middle School, is one of two Rhode Island speed stacking ambassadors and the instructor of PASA’s AfterZone Speed Stacking program.  Grossi discovered speed stacking at the SHAPE America National Convention and Expo.  She …