"A Gift of Knowledge" Program and Book Give-A-way
450 Books Donated
"Showing our children the face of college through faces like their own." - Lila Womack
December 2010 - Carter G. Woodson Elementary - 450 students
Mission: To expose inner-city youth to the college experience.
Goal: To host a program with college students from the same ethnicity, family dynamics and communities.
"A Gift of Knowledge" was performed by 18 college students from various colleges and universities students which profiled President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. College students introduced the children to post secondary options through their college fight songs, chants/cheers,mascots and scholarship opportunities. As Program Developer, Ms. Womack encouraged the children to stay in school, make good grades, graduate from high school and college. LWF's to promote and empower the children, each of the 450 students were given an inspiring book. The 224 girls were given the book, “Michelle” the life story of First Lady Michelle Obama and the 226 boys were given the book “Barack” the life story of President Barack Obama.
• Appreciation award from the participating school
• Countless handwritten appreciation letters from the