Mentors, Inc. @ Kid Power Information Sessions
Youth and parents/guardians can join us for upcoming information sessions to learn more about being matched with a mentor. Youth information sessions are for youth only. All youth must attend a family information session with a parent/guardian in order to be matched with a mentor. RSVP for our information sessions and other enrichment events below:
9th Annual Taste of the Garden: KP Youth Take Center Stage
Our 9th Annual Taste of the Garden on October 21st was a virtual event filled with inspiration, laughs, and delicious food. We were honored to uplift the voices of our student leaders and see our Instructors bringing life to our programs. Co-hosts Andria Tobin and Mentors, Inc. @ Kid Power protégé, Brooke, guided viewers through the event as guests virtually cooked along with our 5th-grade student chefs from J.O. Wilson Elementary and Executive Chef Kevin Tien.
We deepened our knowledge of community health in a community conversation with Dr. Beverley Wheeler, of DC Hunger Solutions, and Ronnie Webb of The Green Scheme. We were also inspired by our 2021 Excellence in Leadership Award recipient Mark Bucher, founder of Feed the Fridge. (Watch the video here).
Mentors, Inc. @ Kid Power Class of 2021 Virtual Graduation Celebration
Watch the celebration our 2021 graduating seniors, including college announcements and scholarship awards. (Watch the video here)
Kid Power Building Awareness with Brex
Credit card company, Brex, chose Kid Power to be one of the featured organizations of their new advertising campaign! Through a recommendation, the Brex team was inspired by our programs and our young leaders and wanted to tell our story as a part of their campaign. Executive Director Andria Tobin and Program Coordinator and Kid Power Alumna Felicity Poussaint were interviewed for the campaign that resulted in beautiful photos and videos that were used on digital advertising for Brex and transit billboards across DC, Miami, and Houston, in addition to all social media platforms. Take a look at the video ad featuring Felicity Poussaint.
The 8th Annual Taste of the Garden Goes Virtual
Our high-energy event emceed by Community Advocate and local Chef Robbie Wood showcased our VeggieTime program, in addition to presenting our 2020 Excellence in Leadership Award to Capital Area Food Bank and the 2020 Community Hero Award to Joanne Odom, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. The event spotlight the important work of Kid Power, our families, instructors, and community leaders with impact stories, and of course, preparing a delicious 3-course meal with our featured Chef and his special guests! (Watch the video here).
Mentors, Inc. @ Kid Power Celebrates Our 2020 Seniors
Watch an exciting event unfold with our seniors announcing their college of choice and receiving various scholarship awards. (Watch the video here)
Our BIG Announcement: Kid Power’s Exciting Merger!
Seventeen years ago, our Founders started Kid Power from a strong conviction that today’s youth can be agents of change. To see their vision become a reality as we launch our Alumni Program, and witness former students standing up and improving their communities, is nothing short of inspiring. (Read More)
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