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The Knight Foundation Funds Words On The Street

Jan 24, 2012 Comments Off on The Knight Foundation Funds Words On The Street june.wilson

My Words On The Street program takes writing to kids in area high schools. The Knight Foundation just awarded us with funding! Kids from Camden High, Bartram, Randolph and Mastery/Shoemaker will have their stories published this year!

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Gravedigger’s Ball Acknowledgements

Sep 30, 2011 Comments Off on Gravedigger’s Ball Acknowledgements june.wilson

Everyone who sponsored students for the 2010 Words On The Street literacy program is acknowledged in The Gravedigger’s Ball: Ernest Moody, Doreen Loury’s BMDS, Janice Gable Bashman, Chaka Fattah, State Rep Tony Payon and Joan Shadwick. Thank you!

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Keynote Commencement Speaker

May 28, 2011 Comments Off on Keynote Commencement Speaker june.wilson

I’m greatly honored to have been chosen as the keynote commencement speaker at all three schools that partricipated in Words On The Street.

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Word On The Street Students on TV

May 11, 2011 Comments Off on Word On The Street Students on TV june.wilson

I’ve just learned that the students from the Words On The Street program I created and taught will be featured on Public School TV.

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Donovan Wesley of Fitzsimons High

Apr 15, 2011 Comments Off on Donovan Wesley of Fitzsimons High june.wilson

Congratulations to Donovan Wesley of Fitzsimons High, whose story has been published on a full page spread on page 32 of today’s Philadelphia Daily News as part of the Words On The Street program.

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Shakirah Hill’s Published Story

Apr 14, 2011 Comments Off on Shakirah Hill’s Published Story june.wilson

Congratulations to Shakirah Hill of South Philadelphia High, whose story has been published on a full page spread on page 32 of today’s Philadelphia Daily News as part of the Words On The Street program.

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Words On The Street Featured on CBS3

Feb 11, 2011 Comments Off on Words On The Street Featured on CBS3 june.wilson

CBS3 ran a story on Words On The Street on their 4 o’ clock newscast. Watch it below!

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South Philly High Shout Out

Dec 21, 2010 Comments Off on South Philly High Shout Out june.wilson

Shout out to the students, parents and teachers at South Philly High for a great morning workshop with Words On The Street!

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Words On The Street Launches at Fitzsimons High

Dec 15, 2010 Comments Off on Words On The Street Launches at Fitzsimons High june.wilson

Big ups to DA Seth Williams, Principal Darryl Overton and the young men of Fitzsimons High, where we launched their version of Words On The Street today.  Spoke to three groups of kids today at Fitzsimons, where they will launch “Stop Drop and Read,” a program that springs from the Words On The Street initiative. …

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KYW Newsradio’s story

Dec 8, 2010 Comments Off on KYW Newsradio’s story june.wilson

KYW Newsradio’s story on the Words On The Street program.  Check it out.

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