Thursday, May 15, 2008

Delta Airlines Teen Pilots Camp

Dear Family,

More valuable information for you to take advantage of. Again, if you are unable to take advantage of this opportunity, be a blessing to someone else.

Delta Airlines Teen Pilots Camp

ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AIRLINE PILOTS (OBAP) ACE (Aviation Career Education) CAMP for teens ages 14-18 sponsored by DELTA AIRLINES

Do you know of any young person that may want to attend a free one (1) week camp during the summer?

If yes, please read below for details.This summer the Organization of Black Airline Pilots (OBAP) will hold two (2) ACE Camps sponsored by Delta Air Lines. The purpose of each one-week program is to introduce interested youth to the world ofaviation by exposing them to the many challenging careers and opportunities which the aviation industry has to offer.Please take the time to read the brochure/application and pass it along to anyone that you know who may be interested. The age range is for boys and girls between 14 -18 years old. The application deadline is Monday, June 2, 2008.For a brochure and application go to

Monday, May 12, 2008

Microsoft's FREE Tech Camps for 9th -12th grade girls!

Greetings Family,

Below is some valuable information that I recommend that you take advantage of. If you are unable to take advantage of this opportunity, be a blessing to someone else.

Microsoft is now accepting applications to Microsoft's DigiGirlz High Tech Camps. Girls must currently be in 9th -12th grade to be eligible. This camp was developed to provide girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about. The experience provides opportunities to learn about careers in technology, talk with Microsoft employees about their life experiences, and enjoy hands-on computer and technology workshops. The camp is FREE and includes breakfast and lunch for the participants.

Applications are due May 30, 2008. Acceptance will be announced by June 13, 2008.

Camps are held in numerous locations around the country.
This year the New York State location is: Stony Brook; and, the dates are: July 14-16 (3 days)
Participants Can Expect:
Hands-on learning sessions to educate
Keynote Speaker series to inspire
Career/technology tours to heighten awareness
Resume and interview workshops to prepare
Employee panels to answer questions

Application Details
In addition to providing contact information, the girls will be asked to answer two essay questions. After being selected into the program, they will receive a packet of information with additional forms for completion. They will also be asked to submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor. The documents must be completed and returned in order to be fully registered for the camp.

For more information:

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Upcoming S.O.W. events

Trip to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum

Date: Monday April, 18, 2008
Meeting Place: Hope City - 9 a.m. departure, 3 p.m. return
Cost: Free; bring spending money
RSVP: Required

Location: Madame Tussauds NY
234 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
tel: 800 246 8872
fax: 212 719 9440 email:

Zora Neale Hurston Community Literacy Project

Date: Thursday, April 24, 2008
Time: 4:00 -7:00 p.m.
Location: Hope City
Refreshments: Please bring your lunch
Supplies: Notebooks, pens, S.O.W. Journals
Assignment: Read through chapter 10 in Their Eyes Were Watching God

S.O.W. Calendar 2008-2009

October 5, 2008
October 10-13, 2008 – S.O.W. Retreat
October 26, 2008
November 9, 2008
November 23, 2008
December 7, 2008
December 21, 2008
January 4, 2009
January 11, 2009
January 28, 2009
February 8, 2009
February 22, 2009
March 8, 2009
March 15, 2009
March 29, 2009
April 19, 2009
April 26, 2009
May 3, 2009
May 15-17, 2009 – S.O.W. Retreat

To stay current on S.O.W Activities, visit us at: call Mama Jeanette Waters at (917) 603-4383

Saturday, April 5, 2008

2008 Summer Solutions - S.O.W. Field Day Trip

Saturday, April 26, 2008
12:00pm - 4:00pm

MS 61
400 Empire Blvd. (between Nostrand & New York)
Brooklyn, NY

Teens & Young Adults Families with Children
Find a Job Find summer camps and other activities

Professional or business casual attire required to attend the workshops. The fair will provide job opportunities for youth & young adults (age 14 - 25). Including re-entry programs.


If you want Pre-Registration forms
contact Mama J. at
or call her at (917) 603-4383

S.O.W. Family Meeting on Sunday, April 13, 2008

Family Meeting
Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 2:00-5:00pm sharp

Who is invited: All family members responsible for making decisions regarding the Mbegu & the Mbegu

What to bring: Notebook, Pens, Bible & an Encouraging Spirit

Mbegu bring your kisua, journal, pen & Bible

Where: Hope City Empowerment Center
650 Washington Avenue (between Dean & Bergen)
Brooklyn, NY 11238


RSVP - Mama Jeanette at or (917) 603-4383

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