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Books & Cocktails with YFOLL!

The Young Friends of Learning Leaders host this year’s Books & Cocktails, a fun evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction on November 19th at the Lu Magnus gallery. The event is graciously hosted by Janina Kreider, Matt & Elizabeth McCue, Paul & Stephanie Stamas, Julie Van Hassel, Laurent Van Hassel & Stéphanie […]

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Shari Widmayer Step and Repeat OM 2014

2013-14 Volunteer of the Year Featured in Staten Island Advance

“My favorite part of volunteering is knowing that I make a difference,” says 2013-14 Volunteer of the Year, Shari Widmayer. “The kids are excited, too, when I have something new to teach them.” A West Brighton mother of two, Widmayer has been honored for her work with students and teachers at PS 30 in Westerleigh. […]

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Jason Reynolds’ Opening Meeting Speech Featured in Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn author Jason Reynolds offered advice to 400 New York City public school parent volunteers, community volunteers and teachers at the Learning Leaders Opening Meeting at New York University on Sept. 30. He spoke about inspiring and empowering children to find their voices. “The most important thing we can do as adults is to listen […]

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