January 11, 2017- On Wednesday, representatives from the Department of Education’s White House Liaison Office (WHLO) and the Department of Education presented the Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) Power Lunch program at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School with over 80 new books, collected by employees during a holiday book drive. The books will be added to the Power Lunch bookcarts at Amidon-Bowen where students and their Reading Mentors can enjoy them during their weekly reading sessions.
The students of Savoy Elementary cheered as Everybody Wins! DC surprised them with a special reading event with Redskins players: Houston Bates, Lee Hightower, Arie Kouandijo, Anthony Lanier II, Isaiah Williams, Redskins alumnus, Ravin Caldwell, and Redskins Cheerleaders Masako and Kara. EW!DC teamed up with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation to host this event which benefited all 4th and 5th grade students at the school, as well as those students in EW!DC's Power Lunch program.
Washington, DC, November 28, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Molly Teas has been named the new Executive Director.
Molly will be responsible for working with the Board and leading the staff to deliver on EW!DC's mission of promoting children's literacy and a love of learning through shared reading experiences with caring individuals, supporting the organization's long-term financial sustainability, and building public awareness and support for EW!DC's work. She brings extensive leadership experience in the nonprofit sector and in bringing about sustainable change through innovative education approaches.
On Wednesday, November 16th, Everybody Wins! DC (EW! DC) hosted our Tenth Annual Lawyers for Literacy Trivia Challenge at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Nine teams from many of the area's leading law firms competed to win title of Litterae Magister (Master of Literacy). DC Quizzomaster, Neal Racioppo, asked a range of challenging questions on subjects ranging from sports and literature, to the marital history of some noted TV hosts.
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