An all-day Chess in the Schools tournament held at P.S. 11 where over 200 kids of varying ages competed in four rounds.
Every game begins and ends with a handshake.
A decisive moment.
An after school mentoring session held by The L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program at The Young Women's Leadership School of East Harlem. The program coordinator, Sade-Amour Mirabal (far right), leads the group.
Another session led by Sade-Amour Mirabal, held at The Young Women's Leadership School of Brooklyn.
A volunteer mentor, right, works with a student at the Manhattan International High School.
A 5th grade student works with a second grader at P.S. 98 in Upper Manhattan as part of Literacy Inc.'s Reading Buddies program.
Literacy Inc.'s Reading Buddies program at P.S. 98
A Literacy Inc. weekly event at the Inwood Library in Upper Manhattan.
Literacy Inc.'s founder, Mimi Levin Lieber, at the Kingsbridge Library in the Bronx for 'Pajama Night.' As a sociologist, she observed that many young children from low-income areas were having a hard time in school, which led to further problems down the line. She began this program with the firm belief that early reading was the main ingredient of academic success. "The key is empowering parents to invest in their child's education," she says.
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