Monday, June 28, 2010

Help AoH Get Comfy in Ward 8

Big things are happening at our newest site in Ward 8!  GED and computer classes began this May, based primarily in our space at The Overlook apartments.  The expansion, announced December 2009, was made possible through major funding from the Alice and Eugene Ford Foundation.

Two months ago, students registered for classes in a bare room, with white walls and no furniture.  In spite of it's drab first impression, Daquanna Harrison, Program Coordinator for Ward 8, was able to attract students to the site.  Since that time, the space has transformed into a functioning classroom, complete with a mini-school store (a longstanding AoH tradition).