MW South

Letters to a Young Black Girl


Ages: 10 - 14
Monday - 06:30 pm - 08:00 PM
Monday, Jan 27, 2020 - Monday, Mar 02, 2020

With Black culture writer and editor, Zahara Hill, girls will explore self-love, #BlackGirlMagic, and Black women in pop culture and history. As we go, we'll create art and write letters to ourselves, other Black girls/women--even letters to our hair!

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Zahara Hill

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Mighty Toddlers


Ages: 2 - 4
Sunday - 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 - Sunday, May 31, 2020

Parents come and spend a few hours in educational fun with your toddlers and preschoolers. This weekly play session teaches early literacy skills. Mighty Toddlers have an amazing time sharing and creating stories while preparing for kindergarten.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Azizah Grant

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Mighty Tutors


Ages: 5 - 18
Tuesday, Thursday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020 - Thursday, May 28, 2020

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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Reading Buddies


Ages: 5 - 9
Sunday - 02:00 pm - 03:30 PM
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 - Sunday, May 31, 2020

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

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

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Young Men Rising


Ages: 12 - 17
Tuesday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 - Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

We'll discuss issues that are real to us. Whether it's Meek Mill or mass incarceration, gaming or relationships, sports or success, we'll cover it all while charting a path towards positive manhood. Final session: Sound off in our open mic! Pizza served.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Darryl Griffin, William (Bill) Holmes

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Mindfulness for Adults


Ages: 18 - 100
Wednesday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020 - Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Volunteers, parents/guardians come together to learn mindfulness tools, strategies & activities! Learn ways to teach youth to relax & feel centered all while helping navigate their creativity, emotional intelligence & confidence!

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

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Middle School Academy Orientation


Ages: 11 - 14
Monday - 06:30 pm - 07:30 PM
Monday, Jan 27, 2020 - Monday, Jan 27, 2020

This orientation provides information about our 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! Application is required.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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The World Is on Fire


Ages: 9 - 12
Wednesday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020 - Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020

Act now to change the world! At MW, we believe in learning climate science so that we can make a difference for ourselves, our community and our planet. We'll conduct science experiments, learn about activism and spread the word about climate change.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Nico Aldaco

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Mighty Elementary Academy


Ages: 8 - 11
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Monday, Sep 09, 2019 - Thursday, Jun 04, 2020

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. Orientation and application is required.

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

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Mighty Teen Scholars 2019-20


Ages: 14 - 18
Wednesday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 - Wednesday, Jun 03, 2020

We read literature that is not seen in schools. Our reading & writing leads to thought-provoking discussions about issues effecting us & our community. We write persuasive & informative essays, creative fiction! College trips TBD. We are now waitlisting.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Middle Grades Academy


Ages: 11 - 14
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Monday, Sep 09, 2019 - Thursday, Jun 04, 2020

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. Orientation and application required.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Greedy Readers


Ages: 13 - 18
Tuesday - 06:30 pm - 08:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 - Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Youth who like to read: Join our book club! We meet the last Tuesday of each month and discuss books you'll help choose! Books provided. Get your free copy of The Hate U Give in our first session. Pizza served at 6:30, discussion starts at 7.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Katherine Rogers

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