HOWARD UNIVERSITY AND JUMPSTART HOST NATIONAL & GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY FAIR
Washington, D.C., (April 20, 2006) –Howard University, together with Jumpstart DC, will host its 3rd annual educational fair for 300 children, ages three to five, attending schools throughout the D.C. area in recognition of National and Global Youth Service Day. The event will take place on Friday, April 21, 2006 from 10 a.m. to noon on the University’s main campus.
The pre-school, Head Start, and kindergarten students from Bruce Monroe Elementary, Seaton Elementary, Bright Beginnings, H.D. Cooke Elementary and the Howard University Early Learning Program will be engaged in a number of educational and interactive learning stations designed to enhance their cognitive skills.
WHAT: JUMPSTART FOR A DAY 2006
WHEN: Friday, April 21, 2006
WHO: 300 DC area pre-school, Head Start and kindergarten children and 125 Howard University student volunteers
WHERE: 2455 Fourth Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20059
South of Founder’s Library between 4th and 6th Streets NW
Howard University is one of 48 U.S. private, Doctoral/Research-Extensive universities and comprises 12 schools and colleges. Founded in 1867, students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, a Truman Scholar, 13 Fulbright Scholars and nine Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on-campus African-American Ph.D.s than any other university in the world. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University’s Web site at www.Howard.edu.