Computers for Kids Graduates Get New Laptops

Miracle Matthews (7 years old, Amidon-Bowen student) and her mother and Gianii Marshall (10 years old, Tyler Elementary student) pose with the new laptops they received through SWNA’s Youth Activities Task Force’s Computers for Kids (CFK) program. For more information about the program, check out our article on page three of the July issue of […]

Computer-for-Kids Graduation

photo caption: CFK Instructor Gerald Brown, YATF Chairperson Thelma Jones, and SWNA President Kael Anderson. In front (L to R) graduates Miracle Matthews and Giannii Marshall (absent from photo is graduate Dynaja Roach). On June 8, three special young ladies became the most recent graduates of the 2014 Computer-for-Kids (CFK) program. Created in 2007, the […]

Essay: Computers, Kids, Graduation and Southwest

  Before I joined the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (Assembly) nearly four years ago, I had never heard of Computer for Kids, much less why I might care about it. And even then, I considered it a marginal program, “graduating” just a handful of kids—kids I’d quite likely never meet. “Graduating” to me meant a day-long […]