August 25th, 2016

Feeling the Mighty

August 25th, 2016


When it strikes, you simply have to move. #Mighty


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A Mighty, Mighty Day

July 27th, 2016


3000 Philly kids, ages seven to 17, writing.
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
July 26, 2016. 10am.
photo: DJ Dilemma

“When they go low, we go high”

Were you there?

July 26th, 2016

If you participated in the #MightyRecord event on July 26, 2016, print your certificate here:


Mighty Volunteers

July 25th, 2016

Shanise Redmon 2016

Shanise Redmon

Hometown: Philadelphia

Profession: Graduate Student

Been a volunteer at MW since: 2013

What I do at MW: Workshop Instructor

Favorite authors: Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin and Amiri Baraka

Last book I read: Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Book I liked as a kid: As a little kid, anything by Shel Silverstein. Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh. As a teen, Native Son by Richard Wright, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka and One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest by Ken Kesey.

Quote I like: “Writing for me is control. Nobody tells me what to do. It’s mine. It’s free. It’s a way of thinking. It’s pure knowledge.” – Toni Morrison

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Mighty Yoga 2015

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

Our Mighty Story

December 15th, 2015

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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.”—President Obama’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities

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December 11th, 2015

Hey, that’s us.

Our Mighty Directors

December 7th, 2015

program directors

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

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