Mighty Writers

Various programs from Mighty Writers

Posted on November 27, 2017

Comic Book Club
Ages: 7 – 13
Friday – 03:30 pm – 05:00 PM
December 1, 2017 to June 15, 2018
Do you like cartooning? Comic Books? Create your own superhero and characters through illustrated stories! We’ll show you how to make them leap to life on the page!
Location: MW North, 2123 N. Gratz St.
Instructor: Terry Laban

Confidence and Self-Portraits for Girls
Ages: 8 – 14
Wednesday – 06:00 pm – 07:30 PM
Wed., November 29, 2017
We’ll create self-portraits on canvas and encourage each girl to love herself. We’ll celebrate who we are and express positivity about our self-images. We’ll also write poems about what it means to be confident! Join Now!
Location: MW North, 2123 N. Gratz St.
Instructor: Amy Banegas

Sign up for all programs here: https://mightywriters.org/enroll/

Get in Formation
Ages: 9 – 13
Thursdays monthly – 06:00 pm – 08:00 PM
November 30 – May 10, 2018
Identify issues in your community that you care about. Reflect and write about serving others. Be a citizen and achieve social change.
Location: MW South, 1501 Christian St.
Instructor: Estelle Acquah

Indie Movies for Mighty Minds
Ages: 12 – 15
Tuesday – 06:00 pm – 08:00 PM
January 09 – February 27, 2018
Along with watching historically black films that tackle social issues, we’ll engage in thought-provoking conversation and critical thinking. Then, we’ll translate our conversations into written film reviews for publication in Philadelphia and elsewhere.
Location: MW South, 1501 Christian St.
Instructor: Shanise Redmon

Sign up for all programs here: https://mightywriters.org/enroll/

Mighty Poets
Ages: 10 – 13
Sunday – 03:30 pm – 05:30 PM
January 07 – February 4, 2018
Tell your life story through spoken word. Using Brown Girl Dreaming–a memoir in poems–as our guide, we’ll create a collection of our own poetry and present them in a poetry slam at the end. This is a One Book, One Philadelphia program.
Location: MW South, 1501 Christian St.
Instructor: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Dealing With Drama
Ages: 12 – 15
Thursday – 06:00 pm – 07:30 PM
November 30 – December 14, 2017
Incorporating playwriting techniques, we’ll write rich, memorable characters and dramatic dialogue in order to explore conflict. In the end, we’ll read, discuss, debate and perform our scenes.
Location: MW South, 1501 Christian St.
Instructor: Gianna McDevitt

Sign up for all programs here: https://mightywriters.org/enroll/

Tech Talk
Ages: 12 – 15
Sunday – 04:00 pm – 06:00 AM
December 3 – December 17, 2017
Tech Talk introduces tweens and teens to the fundamental of safe internet practices, including everything from surfing the web to software updates and everything in between. Don’t be the last to know!
Location: MW West, 3861 Lancaster Ave.
Instructor: Davelle Barnes

Commercial Break!
Ages: 10 – 14
Monday through Thursday – 03:00 pm – 06:00 AM
November 20, 2017 – Thursday, Dec 21, 2017
What’s your favorite product? Why? I’m pretty sure it may have started with a great commercial or ad to draw your attention. In this workshop, we’ll learn to write our own ads and commercials, and try to persuade you to love our favorite product too.
Location: MW West, 3861 Lancaster Ave.
Instructor: Nay Suluki

Sign up for all programs here: https://mightywriters.org/enroll/


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