A Busy Winter at Carmelo Anthony Youth Development Center

March 6, 2014

Continued from Living Classrooms Newsletter February 19: CAYDC hosted the first of its monthly Speaker Series. The Speaker Series engages the audience and students of CAYDC’s CARE after school program, their families, and community members in encouraging, uplifting conversation about relevant topics in the East Baltimore community. Mr. George VanHook, a governmental and legislative professional, was the first speaker. February 21: A group of artists performed an educational play inspired by Lennox Nelson’s novel, “Black Nancy Inspires.” The engaging performance taught the audience about African American history and racial equality. The Center’s after school students, their parents, community members and Living Classrooms Foundation staff attended. February 28-March 1: Living Classrooms, in conjunction with Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women, distributed 20,000 new books to Baltimore children at CAYDC. Books were donated to local schools, after-school programs and community programs serving students from low-income families. March 1: Fifty students went to Towson University and saw Towson’s thrilling victory over William and Mary, thanks to trustee Jim Pomfret.