MightyWriters

A Mighty, Mighty Day

July 27th, 2016

MW PHOTO DILEMMA

3500 Philly kids, ages seven to 17, writing.
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
July 26, 2016. 10am.
photo: DJ Dilemma

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

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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 Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

December 7th, 2015

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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.

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smiley girlChildren make you want to start life over.” 

—Muhammad Ali

Mighty Volunteer

December 6th, 2015

Ms. Diane is tough with border

Diane Bones

Hometown: Philly

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

November 6th, 2015

Psst, wanna be our friend?  >>>

November 6th, 2015

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And we’ll look at you.

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