2012-2013 Organizational Accomplishments

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Kid Power's VeggieTime Project won the 2012 MetLife Innovator Award (read about it here).

 

The CookieTime Project was featured on the Harris’ Heroes segment on Channel 7 News (read the story and see the video here).

 

The VeggieTime Project was featured on Fox News with Holly Morris (see the full video here), the Radio One network, and FM 107.3.

 

Kid Power was selected as the recipient of a large in-kind consulting project from COMPASS (learn more here)

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Students organized monthly service projects and large-scale activities for the MLK and Global Youth Days of Service. Overall, students completed 8,209 service hours.

 

VeggieTime expanded to 10 garden sites, organized regular activities for the Columbia Heights and Petworth Farmer’s Markets, and sponsored the DC State Fair. Read about the Columbia Heights Youth Market Garden program here!                                                                  

 

Kid Power student Malcom Camille who attends program at Prospect Learning Center won Best Sustained Garden Award (read his award- winning essay here).

 

Kid Power students attended the 2012 International Young Environmentalists Youth Summit in Atlanta, GA.

 

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