Lang Center
for Civic & Social Responsibility

Emily Barranca '19 doing face painting with a Dare2Soar student at an end-of-year celebration in 2017. 

Dare 2 Soar

Dare 2 Soar is Swarthmore College’s largest and oldest tutoring group serving hundreds of children aged K-12 in Chester, PA. Chester youth receive academic and cultural enrichment through the administration of meaningful activities that provide opportunities for personal development as well as recreation. In the 2017-18 school year, the Lang Center collaborated with Prof. Jennifer Bradley from the Department of Educational Studies to offer tutors and lead coordinators additional support for their work in Chester.

Current tutoring sites are:

  • Chester Charter School for the Arts
  • Community Action Agency of Delaware County
  • Chester Eastside Ministries
  • God's House of Glory
  • J. Lewis Crozer Library
  • Boys and Girls Club

Students interested in getting involved should contact Ashley Henry (ahenry1), Program Manager.