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.
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.
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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