December 16, 2015
DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson, the keynote speaker at last night's College and Career Senior Challenge, praised the seniors who have participated in the One World Writing Program, saying "'Learning in action' involves preparation and practice."
And that is what these 25 seniors did! Six weeks of intensive workshops followed the in-school portion of the program, and all that hard work was on display last night - through their presentations and their poster...
September 10, 2015
One World Education is pleased to announce the continued support of the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation. The Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, which in addition to the firm's pro bono work, serves as a vehicle for the firm and its members to provide financial support to community organizations.
September 9, 2015
Special thanks go to The Scheidel Foundation and The Venable Foundation for supporting us with grants for the first time. The Scheidel Foundation invests in organizations that promote the economic empowerment of disadvantaged communities.
The Venable Foundation works to promote the health and well-being of the communities where Venable's clients and attorneys work and live.
August 12, 2015
Back-to-school time has two fantastic funders renewing their support of One World's work.
The City Fund has continued their support as part of their District of Columbia’s One City Action Plan goals of growing and diversifying the District’s economy; educating and preparing the workforce for the new economy; and improving the quality of life for all DC residents. The Fund supports effective nonprofits working to make the District of Columbia a more healthy, stable, and vibrant place...
June 10, 2015
We are pleased to announce renewed giving from three staunch community supporters of the work we do with local students and teachers.
The first is the Share Fund, a donor-advised fund of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, whose mission is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving by providing leadership on critical issues in its community.
The second is The Herb Block Foundation, which was set up to honor the bequest of...
February 24, 2015
Watch this video to see our Middle School Writing Program in action during the 2014-2015 school year. During the course of three to four weeks, the program addresses numerous Common Core Literacy standards.
February 24, 2015
On February 12, 2015, 19 DCPS high school seniors participated in the inaugural Senior College & Career Writing Fair presented their arguments in front of more than 200 people, persuading the audience to their position on multiculturalism, hazing, wage equality, undocumented students, and more. If you missed the event, watch the video below to learn more about these exceptional students.
December 10, 2014
One World Education was once again awarded a grant from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation to increase the number of middle school students benefiting from the One World Writing Program. The Foundation focuses primarily on helping youth secure a promising future by supporting secondary and higher education, mentoring, and youth leadership programs.
October 21, 2014
One World Education is pleased to announce that it was a recipient of a DC Commission on The Arts & Humanities (DCCAH) FY 2015 East of The River Grant and a FY 2015 Grants-In-Aid Grant, two of the eight grant programs that they administer. The DCCAH provides grants, professional opportunities, education enrichment, and other programs and services to individuals and nonprofit organizations in all communities within the District of Columbia. The Grants-In-Aid Grant provides general...