A new transformational program – Growing Leaders — sprung from the seeds that were planted in the 2014-2015 Mound S.T.E.M. School Urban Learning Garden program. Leveraging our strong partnership with Cleveland Botanical Garden (CBG), in October, 2015, we launched the Growing Leaders transformational program by recruiting ten young women, aged 15-18, from CBG’s Green Corps. Each month, the two-hour […]
African Americans represent approximately 12% of the total US population, yet they account for 44% of all new HIV infections. Western Reserve Chapter is partnering with Recovery Resources and other local institutions to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS disease and HIV testing in the Greater Cleveland area. In July 2015, the CDC awarded a five-year, $4 million […]
Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) “A Call to Action” On October 24, 2015, members of the Western Reserve (OH) Chapter joined the Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter of The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and other community leaders for a town hall meeting about enhancing the effectiveness and efficacy of OUR classroom teachers. The most […]
A new transformational program – Growing Leaders – sprung from the seeds the Western Reserve (OH) Chapter planted in the 2014-2015 Mound STEM School Urban Learning Garden program. The Growing Leaders transformational program furthers our partnership with the Cleveland Botanical Garden (CBG) through its Green Corps program, which has existed for 20 years. Green Corps […]
Through a partnership with DANCECleveland, we assisted in funding and providing young dancers from the Cleveland School of the Arts and the Inner City Ballet an opportunity to participate in a master class lesson with professional dancers from CAB. We helped to shape the choreography of the dance through participating in the research with Camille […]
In collaboration with the Cleveland Botanical Gardens, we created a mini-farm-to-table movement, helping students to understand the sources of food and the benefits of maintaining nutritious and healthy diets.
We created a Teacher’s Resource Library, making available books and resource tools that supported teachers. We commissioned renowned Cleveland artist Anna Arnold to create an iconic mural at the school’s entrance. A beautiful field of multi-colored flowers depicting the multi-talented and multi-faceted young girls of Warner. To support literacy development we purchased for the Wildflowers 60 […]