Jada Greer wrote -Breakthrough Atlanta (BTA) and Emerging Young Leaders (EYL) of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Pi Alpha Omega Chapter, two innovative middle school programs, will sponsor ten(10) high achieving 8th graders to Washington, DC to take part in Close Up Foundations program. The 10 students will have first hand experience with politics, history, and culture of the nations capitol. They will also participate in small group workshops and debates with peers from across the country.
Help the Ivy Express meet our goal of raising $250 for this trip. The trip cost $1000 per participant to cover travel, food, lodging, and the sessions. Our line as been charged to have EVERY member donate at least $25. By doing so, your contribution is an investment in our community's future by helping our rising stars become active and informed citizens. No contribution is too small or large and all contributions will be greatly appreciated!
Soror Jada Greer
ABOUT CLOSE UP:
Since 1971, more than 740,000 students and teachers have experienced our country’s politics, culture and history through the Close Up program. Close Up has been the nation’s leading civic education organization for over 40 years. Please check out www.closeup.org for more information.