When: Mon., Jan. 18, 8 a.m. 2010
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day of service, the AmeriCorps program Project YES! (Youth Education Services), a program of Northwestern Settlement, will be hosting a literacy fair for the children of the West Town neighborhood. Project YES! will be inviting school age children to participate in various activities to promote an interest in literacy. PROJECT YES! connects caring adults with youth in and around the West Town community through mentorship, educational, service, artistic, and recreational activities in order to support their academic achievement, provide them with positive alternatives to destructive behaviors, and foster an ethic of service in the entire community.