Computer-for-Kids Graduation

Photo caption: Top row (from left): Instructor Gerald Brown, Zamya Davis, Brayona Scurry, Kevion Scurry, Instructor Jenelle Leonard. Bottom row (from left): Dereon West, Destiny Miller, Antonio Hamilton. Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. More than 40 people, all family members and friends of six young students, gathered at the James Creek Resident Council on a recent cold Saturday afternoon. […]

SWNA Computer-for-Kids Classes Held Over the Summer

Photo by Perry Klein. This summer, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA YATF) conducted a Computer Training Program for Kids at the James Creek Resident Council computer center from July 26 to Aug. 11.  The nearly four-week training program provided basic computer training that included hardware, software, keyboarding, internet overview, and a […]

Computer-for-Kids Computer Training Program Graduation Ceremony

Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. On Saturday, April 23, five Southwest youth were honored with a graduation ceremony for completing the Computer-for-Kids computer training program. This ceremony was memorable for many reasons, but most notable is that the number of students graduating from the program exceeded the 100 mark for the first time since its […]

Computers-for-Kids Winter Graduation

More than 30 guests attended the SWNA Youth Activities Task Force (YATF) Computers-for-Kids graduation on Saturday, Dec. 12. Held in partnership with the James Creek Resident Council located on N St. SW, the winter graduation was déjà vu, as this was the site of the first and most successful computer training class held in Oct. […]

Computer-for-Kids Graduation

photo caption: (Front row, left-to-right) Stevon Benson, Jamera Herndon, Miracle Matthews, Ravon Benson. (Second row, left-to-right) Deron Hawkins, Thelma Jones, Jade Herndon and Enoch Long. Mr. Long was featured speaker and is an expert on Cybersecurity.  He is a former Southwester and was a past recipient of scholarships from the SouthwestNeighborhood Assembly. Photo courtesy of Perry […]

Computer-for-Kids Graduation

Four students completed the Computer-for-Kids course: Stevon & Ravon Benson, Landen Johnson, and Miracle Matthews. Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. (photo caption: Miracle Matthews with her Computer-for-Kids certificate. Also in the photo are (L to R) Paul Taylor, speaker at the Graduation; Bruce Levine, SWNA President; Thelma Jones, SWNA YATF Chair; and Gerald Brown, volunteer instructor.