MightyWriters

September 15th, 2014

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“… your program’s selection as one of the 50 finalists distinguishes [Mighty Writers'] as one of the top arts-and-humanities-based programs in the country.”

—The President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, 2014

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Volunteer of the Month

June 6th, 2014

Julia Thompson-Calio

Employer: Baker Tilly Virchow Krause (accounting)

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA

How long have you been a MW volunteer? Since July 2013

How would you define your role at MW? My primary role is as a mentor to Sunny, a senior at Constitution High, though I’ve also assisted with college application and creative writing workshops.

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“MW is a bustling hub of creative energy and motivated young people.”

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What skills are necessary for a Mighty volunteer? All you need is a strong desire to see a young person succeed. MW’s staff provides volunteers with any additional resources they may need.

What makes someone a Mighty Writer? My mentee, Sunny, cares deeply about the world around her and incorporates her passions–from protesting school budget cuts to her love for Jimmy Fallon–into her writing.

If you could put a Mighty Writers anywhere, where would it be? Every neighborhood in Philly needs a Mighty Writers.

>>>Hear more from Julia, over here >>>

Game Changing Scholarship

June 5th, 2014

The Gates Millennium Scholarship is a life-changing opportunity for 1000 high school seniors annually, providing full tuition, room, board and spending money for four years at a college of your choice. For more information and eligibility requirements, visit the FAQ page of the Gates Millennium Scholars.

Mighty Writers wants to help you with your application, including the eight required essays. We’ll even work with you to edit the essays for other applications and opportunities. Meetings will be held on Saturday afternoons at MW West, 3861 Lancaster Ave.

This opportunity is limited to eight students. Interviews are required for admittance. Before scheduling an interview, carefully read the general information about the program and check out the fall and winter schedule.

To schedule an interview, high school seniors can email rloeper@mightywriters.org with your name, school and phone number by Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 at 12:00pm (noon).

Donate to Mighty Writers

June 2nd, 2014

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Write 300 Words, Win $2,500, Paid Internship

May 2nd, 2014

Attention: juniors and seniors in high school

Write a 300-word essay on the topic, “The Impact of Public Relations on Society,” and win a top scholarship of $2,500.

Contest Rules here.

Not familiar with public relations? Learn more here.

Email your entry to jchapple@m3mpr.com

Deadline extended! The new deadline is Friday, October 17, 2014, 11:59pm.

M3M Ray again

April 30th, 2014

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March 9th, 2014

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It’s A Mighty Truth

March 5th, 2014

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Children make you want to start life over.”

—Muhammad Ali

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