3000 Philly kids, ages seven to 17, writing.
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
July 26, 2016. 10am.
photo: DJ Dilemma
If you participated in the #MightyRecord event on July 26, 2016, print your certificate here:
Pia Crawford-Silva (that’s her, in the back on the right side)
Hometown: West Hartford, Connecticut
Profession: Yoga Teacher, Administrative Assistant
Been a volunteer at MW since: 2013
What I do at MW: Teach yoga/writing workshops
Favorite author: Vladimir Nabokov
Last book I read: Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami
Book I liked as a kid: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Quote I like: It is what it is.
Counter-clockwise from right hand corner: Khalia Robinson (West Philly), Madeline Karp (El Futuro), Tanesha Ford (South Philly) and Shamira O’Neal (North Philly). #Mighty
Mighty Writers has won a prestigious 2015 Edward R, Murrow Award for an audio documentary titled GOING BLACK: THE LEGACY OF PHILLY SOUL RADIO.
GOING BLACK: THE LEGACY OF PHILLY SOUL RADIO, a two-hour audio documentary that aired on public radio stations around the country in 2014 and again in 2015, recaptured the glory days (1950—1979) of Black radio in Philadelphia.
Profession: Freelance writer; adjunct, Temple University. I teach the Writing Humor class in the Journalism Department at Temple.
Been a volunteer since: 2012
What I do at MW: Once a week, I volunteer in the Academy program at MW South.
PLC is: Our “Professional Learning Community,” made up of Mighty Writers staff and volunteers. Our meetings are invigorating and instructive!
What we do in PLC: I learned different approaches to instructing Mighty Writers from a group of insightful, interesting and experienced professionals.
Quote I like: “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and lightning bug.” — Mark Twain