Workshops

MW South

Cursive Writers Club


Ages: 8 - 11
Wednesday - 04:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 - Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

Kids may not learn cursive in school, but they learn it at Mighty Writers--and they have fun doing it! Through outdoor activities and arts & crafts, learn the art of cursive. Doors open at 3; join us early for homework help and snack! (Academy program)

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Naeemah Suluki, Molly McLaughlin

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Greedy Readers Book Club


Ages: 15 - 18
Thursday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Monday, Oct 01, 2018 - Thursday, Jun 06, 2019

Young women who like to read: Join our monthly book club! We read your favorites, like "Brazen, Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World" and "for colored girls". We write, too. This is our 6th year of meeting. New members welcome. Pizza served.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Laura Hawley

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Mighty Tutors


Ages: 5 - 18
Monday, Thursday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Monday, Jan 07, 2019 - Thursday, May 30, 2019

Need some help with homework? Want to strengthen writing skills? Mighty Writers to the rescue! Sign up or drop-in to work one-on-one or in small groups with a Mighty volunteer. Whatever your writing and homework needs are, be sure to bring them to us!

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Mighty Elementary Academy


Ages: 8 - 11
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 - Thursday, May 30, 2019

This after school program for grades 3-5 helps children develop proficient/advanced writing skills. We'll complete writing projects, build community, and have fun along the way! Homework help and snack provided. Application and interview required.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Mighty Teen Scholars


Ages: 14 - 18
Wednesday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 - Saturday, Jun 15, 2019

We read African American Literature that we don't see in our schools. Writing leads to thought-provoking discussions about issues effecting us and our community. We write persuasive essays, fiction & case studies.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Middle Grades Academy


Ages: 11 - 14
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 - Thursday, May 30, 2019

This after school program for grades 6-8 helps youth develop proficient/advanced writing skills. We'll complete writing projects, build community, and have fun along the way! Homework help and snack provided. Application and interview required.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Mighty Toddlers


Ages: 2 - 4
Sunday - 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 - Sunday, Jun 02, 2019

Come and spend a few hours in educational fun with your toddlers. This weekly play session is family fun. Bring your toddlers and prepare to have an amazing time learning with your Mighty Toddler.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Lavondra Ham

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Sarah Coughlin Internship


Ages: -
Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 12:00 pm - 05:00 PM
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2019 - Friday, May 03, 2019

The details of the internship aren't exact here in Salesforce but we'll use this program to record internship hours.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Gender for Kids


Ages: 7 - 10
Sunday - 04:30 pm - 06:00 PM
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 - Sunday, Apr 28, 2019

Through books and active games, children will learn to go beyond stereotypical ideas about gender. We'll read books like "Pink is for Boys" and "Jamie is Jamie" and talk about gender in child-friendly ways. Children will journal their reflections.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Nia Wilkerson-Harris

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Who Runs the World? Girls!


Ages: 9 - 12
Tuesday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 - Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

Society attempts to leave girls weak, guarded and voiceless. Through readings, writing, team-building, and dialogue about boundaries, body image, and cultural messaging, girls will develop their compassionate and empowered voices. We'll share meals, too!

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Suzanne Herlihy

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Get Published, Teens!


Ages: 13 - 18
Thursday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 - Thursday, May 30, 2019

This program is for teens who love to write and want to see their work in print. With the help of professional writers as coaches, we'll write, revise, and submit our work to publications and competitions that feature teen writing.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Reading Buddies


Ages: 5 - 9
Sunday - 03:00 pm - 04:30 PM
Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 - Sunday, Jun 02, 2019

Mighty Writers knows just how critical it is for kids to read on grade level by 4th grade. Kids in this program will read one-on-one with an adult each week to strengthen literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Location: MW South

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Young Greedy Readers


Ages: 11 - 14
Wednesday - 06:30 pm - 08:00 PM
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 - Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Preteen and young teen girls who like to read: Join our monthly book club! We'll read about diverse girl characters who face challenges and defy expectations. Selections include "The Skin I'm In" and "The Education of Margot Sanchez." Dinner served.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Katherine Rogers

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Act Out Loud


Ages: 11 - 14
Thursday - 03:00 pm - 05:30 PM
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 - Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Middle schoolers, come join us and learn improvisational acting. We'll play acting games each day and perform too. Have some laughs while learning how to think on your feet as an improv actor! (Doors open at 3; drop in early for snack and homework help).

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jean Haskell

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