The after school program focuses on literacy and reading skills that build on the four pillars of Ánimo Success.

  • personal empowerment literacy and reading focus on: personal competence, emotional intelligence, emotional wellness, physical wellness, self-esteem, self-management, time management, financial literacy, deferred gratification, body image, networking, social awareness, soft skills and goal setting
  • leadership development literacy and reading focus on: presentation skills, communication skills and self-advocacy development
  • cultural validation literacy and reading focus on: language, core values, beliefs, traditions, customs, music, art, literature, understanding history, bilingualism, classroom validation and community validation
  • college and career readiness literacy and reading focus on the skills, knowledge and abilities needed to succeed in life, whether pursuing post-secondary options or starting a career