Meet Eliana, from Young Storyteller to Award-Winning Playwright!

When I was 9 years old, I wrote a play. 

I was partnered with a professional writer (her name is Merle Goldberg and I still have the letter she presented

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Book Sale for Young Storytellers!

On Friday, May 30, employees from Kinecta Federal Credit Union organized a used book sale to raise funds and awareness for Young Storytellers. Dozens of employees participated in the activities . . . more

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Parsons Award, Preston DeFrancis

Jeff, thank you so much. I speak for Team HBO when I say that we are grateful to have your support. The work we do is possible because Time Warner . . . more

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Points of Light: Eric Friedman

First off, Thank you so much to Points of Light for choosing me to receive this award. I am truly honored to be honored, and I am humbled to be . . . more

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Marvin Movie Posters: Take Two!

A big shoutout to the supremely talented artists who designed the fabulous movie posters for Marvin Elementary’s Big Show on Thursday, May 8th: Niko EvangelistaJamie Evans, Martin . . . more

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Memorable Moments – Spring 2014

I just wanted to share with you a special moment from the Marvin Big Show.

The family of one of the young writers was sitting in front of us. I . . . more

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Memorable Moments – Fall 2013

Memorable moment of 2013: We had a particularly rowdy group of students in Fall 2013. Most of them were below grade level, all of them (except for 2) had behavior . . . more

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Memorable Moments – Fall 2013

My most memorable moment was watching one mentor struggle with their writer for 5 sessions. The writer did not seem to grasp the concepts each week and we were struggling . . . more

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Memorable Moments – Fall 2013

We had a tough semester last time around and one of our biggest challenges was a kid named Colton. He didn’t want to be there and blamed his dad for . . . more

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Partnering with Young Musicians Foundation at Para Los Niños

This semester, we collaborated with the Young Musicians Foundation at Para Los Niños. Students from their Music Mentors program composed and performed live, original music inspired by our student’s . . . more

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