The Latest From WINGS

WINGS partners with the YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta

Monday, January 9, 2023

Collaborating with the YMCA of Metro Atlanta For over 25 years, the mission at Wings for Kids has been to equip kids with the skills they need to succeed in school, stay in school, and thrive in life. With an evidence-based model and approach to building social emotional skills within elementary-age youth, WINGS is collaborating … Read More

WINGS in the News

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Recently, national news outlets have turned to WINGS for guidance and input on addressing students’ social and emotional health. It’s clear – we are unified in our concern for the well-being of our kids, post-pandemic. What’s also clear is learning how to take on challenges, learn from effort, build healthy relationships, problem-solve, and understand, control and express … Read More

A Better Back-to-School with our Beyond the Bookbag Guide

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Ten Practical Tips to Prepare Kids for Success in School by Building Their Social Emotional Smarts For many parents – back-to-school hits next week. You might be ready, but how are your kids feeling? We put our SEL (social emotional learning) tips into this free, printable guide to help make back to school better! Beyond … Read More

Summer Camp in Full Swing

Monday, June 27, 2022

In a variety of places and with an assortment of community partners, WINGS takes on summer! To meet the demands of our students, schools, parents, and partners, WINGS is offering more summer programming than we ever have before – and it feels good! In Atlanta Through our partnership with The YMCA of Metro Atlanta, WINGS … Read More

3 girls making wings

Looking Ahead, Ready to Soar

Thursday, June 23, 2022

By Bridget Laird Chief Executive Officer The past two years have been exceptional – you feel it, our kids feel it. Struggle, chaos, uncertainty: a new reality that requires our 25 years of experience. The need for life skills – what we call social emotional learning – is at an all-time high. No longer just … Read More

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Action

Thursday, June 23, 2022

By: Tristan Richardson, Program Curriculum and Instruction Specialist As an organization that predominantly works with and serves People of Color, it’s imperative we create and maintain culturally relevant programming for our kids and families. We have always worked towards this truth. But today, we are making an even greater effort to prioritize this goal and … Read More