Everybody Wins! DC News & Event Archives for 2009

EW!DC Mentor a Finalist for DC LEARNS Award

By EW!DC / Published: 12/08/2009

EW!DC is proud to announce that Jack Jackson, C-SPAN’s Vice President of Administration and Human Resources and fifteen year Reading Mentor for Everybody Wins! DC, was a finalist for the D.C. LEARN’s Literacy Volunteer Award at the 13th Annual Literacy Awards event on Thursday, December 3, 2009. 


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EW!DC, Redskins Read, and Borders Join Forces

By EW!DC / Published: 12/04/2009

Question: What NFL franchise leads the league in promoting children’s literacy through community involvement and creative partnerships? Here’s a hint, their team colors are burgundy and gold. 


Answer: The Washington Redskins & The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation.

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By EW!DC / Published: 12/02/2009

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By EW!DC / Published: 11/24/2009

Chairman Gray Kicks Off 15th Year

By EW!DC / Published: 11/20/2009

Learning experiences come in all shapes and sizes and most often they arrive unexpectedly.  On Thursday, November 5th, DC City Council Chairman Vincent Gray weaved important life lessons while reading Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox to Reading Mentors and students at Thomson Elementary as part of Everybody Wins! DC’s (EW!DC) 15th Anniversary Kick-off event.

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