EWDC visited partner school Ludlow-Taylor Elementary on March 17th for a free book giveaway to students. Nearly 100 kids attended to pick out new, free books to take home, and even though the much-requested Dog Man books went quickly, every student found a new book to enjoy. EWDC provided over 300 diverse, engaging, and new books were donated…

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The EWDC Book Project distributed more than 1,000 books to students in DC from January 27th to February 12th, a campaign to “Give the Love of Reading” to youth in advance of Valentine’s Day. EWDC staff worked at two book distributions with our partner schools Garrison ES and Marie Reed ES, helping students choose free books…

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For National Mentoring Month, EWDC challenged volunteers to write 1,000 encouraging notes to students that would be included in February book distributions through The Book Project. Between January 12th and February 5th, EWDC received more than 1,300 handwritten, homemade, and “punny” notecards to give to youth in future book distributions. Volunteers through the AARP Community Builders…

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Greetings Everyone,  Yesterday, our city and our capitol were threatened by an unprecedented act of violence.  We watched as individuals defaced and devalued the foundation of our government. And unlike this summer’s protests, which focused on equality, fairness, and justice, these acts directly challenged our country’s democratic ideals and human values. We know that some in…

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To kick off the holiday season, EWDC volunteers spread the joy of shared reading by delivering book bundles to Little Free Libraries across the District. A group of nine volunteers, complete with elf hats and holiday sweaters, distributed 270 books through 7 wards and Northern Virginia. As EWDC has been expanding The Book Project to…

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Let EWDC help you “unWined” from your day with a virtual wine tasting experience like none other! Join us on Thursday, October 22 at 6pm for UnWined: The Virtual Tasting Experience presented by Everybody Wins DC. We’re excited to work with Barrel Oak Winery to bring the joys of a wine tasting right to your…

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In-person reading programs may not happen this year, but EWDC is focused on keeping kids connected while learning from home.  Everybody Wins DC Executive Director, Jordi Hutchinson spoke with NBC Washington’s Juliana Valencia about the climate for extracurricular and enrichment activities and EWDC’s expansion of virtual programming.  Check out the full story here.

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The 2019-2020 EWDC Shared Reading Report is live! We’re so excited to share the work we’ve done to help students succeed in and out of the classroom. Inside you’ll find an inspiring letter from our Executive Director and Board Chair, program insights, a list of our supports and more! Learn more here.

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