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  • Staff - Horton's Kids
    in Philadelphia During her time with Mastery Meg served as the founding Assistant Principal of Pastorius Elementary and helped to dramatically increase test scores in the school s first year Meg holds a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education from George Mason University and a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from Gallaudet University Sarah Cannington Programs Coordinator sarah hortonskids org Sarah oversees K 7 homework help and tutoring assists with delivering health and basic needs to families and helps facilitate weekend enrichment and family engagement activities Sarah started at Horton s Kids as a Volunteer Management Intern after completing a year of national service with City Year Washington DC She is originally from Florida and holds a degree in Family Youth and Community Sciences from the University of Florida In her free time she enjoys yoga going to concerts and baking Mitzy Franklin Program Assistant Mitzy s six children have participated in Horton s Kids and she is an aunt to many of the children in the neighborhood Mitzy s fun loving yet stern personality has made her a popular staff member among the older youth When Mitzy is not chatting with the children you can find her reading one of her favorite books Kavya George Operations Manager kavya hortonskids org Kavya has been with Horton s Kids since fall 2010 and as the Operations Manager she handles much of the organization s business side including hiring and managing financials Kavya grew up in Pennsylvania and received her B A in Psychology from Goucher College After traveling the world for a few years she came to DC in 2010 and is still learning the city In her free time and sometimes at work she enjoys singing dancing entertaining people and being cool LaToya Hackett Program Assistant LaToya lives in Wellington Park and has a fifth grade son and two nieces in the Horton s Kids program She is a very devoted mother to her son Her calm and patient personality helps her work with the children in our middle school room at tutoring After programs she always makes sure that the youngest children walk home safely Monique Jacobo Evans Older Youth Education Advocacy Manager monique hortonskids org Monique joined Horton s Kids in February 2013 and has previously worked with children in teaching and mentoring positions She grew up in California and Maryland and received her Bachelor s in Psychology with a concentration in Education from Towson University Rebecca Jolliff Development Associate becca hortonskids org As part of Horton s Kids development team Becca writes grants and reports helps out with events and provides general fundraising and communications support Becca grew up in Oregon and received her B A in English and Spanish from Willamette University She came to Horton s Kids after spending a year teaching English to elementary school children in a small town in Spain Rebecca loves traveling hiking and exploring new coffee shops and bookstores Rahaman Kilpatrick Older Youth Manager rahaman hortonskids org Rahaman Kil

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  • Board of Directors - Horton's Kids
    Washington DC After law school graduation she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Jeanette Clark in the DC Superior Court Alyssa is a licensed member of the bars of Maryland and District of Columbia Alyssa has been an active Horton s Kids volunteer since 2008 Tyrec Grooms Board Member Tyrec is a Horton s Kids alumn As a member of the legislative affairs team he advances the Education Trust s goal of closing gaps in opportunity and achievement through his work tracking federal policy and analyzing education related federal legislative and regulatory proposals and bills Prior to joining the Education Trust Tyrec served as program assistant at Charter Board Partners where he managed data analyses board assessments and events in line with the organization s mission to help charter school board members govern in ways that drive school success Tyrec spent his undergraduate summers interning at the White House and on Capitol Hill for Congressman Ron Kind D WI A first generation college student Tyrec holds a bachelor s degree from the University of Virginia in Government Eric Hauser Board Member Since 2014 Eric Hauser has served the AFL CIO as Strategic Advisor to the President and Director of Communications There Eric leads a team of 20 and oversees messaging public positioning and communications strategy for the federation He also works with union affiliates and allies to advance labor s organizing policy and political campaigns Throughout his career in strategic public communications Eric has helped shape the agendas of national politicians non profits foundations labor unions and advocacy organizations Prior to joining the AFL CIO Eric was the Founder and President of the Hauser Group For nearly two decades the Hauser Group assisted more than 265 progressive clients and built a reputation for inventive affordable public relations fueled by a passionate commitment to public values Eric also served as the press secretary for Bill Bradley s 2000 presidential bid where he managed the national press operation and played a major role in formulating political and communications strategy Eric graduated from Kenyon College in 1984 with degrees in Political Science and Philosophy Paul Kidwell Board Member Paul serves as FAH s liaison to the Center for Medicare Medicaid Services CMS Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services CMCS as well as the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission MACPAC In addition Paul supports FAH policy and legislative initiatives on Medicare the Affordable Care Act and managed care and helps staff both FAH s Medicaid and Managed Care and Health Financing Committees Prior to joining the Federation Mr Kidwell served as Director of the Low Income Program Analysis Group in the Office of Legislation at CMS In that role Mr Kidwell was CMS primary liaison to Congress for the Medicaid and CHIP programs and worked closely with CMS senior leadership on Medicaid and CHIP regulatory and policy matters legislative strategy technical analysis and drafting and communications Kidwell gained extensive experience in his work on Capitol Hill which spans more than a decade of work in policy and legislation He served as Legislative Director to Congressman now Senator Christopher Murphy D CT during consideration of the Affordable Care Act and worked as a Legislative Assistant for Representatives Ellen Tauscher D CA and Adam Schiff D CA Mr Kidwell received a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California Los Angeles He lives in Washington D C with his wife and daughter He and his wife are former longtime volunteers for Horton s Kids Marc Lampkin Board Member Marc serves as the managing partner of the Washington DC office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and is co chair of the firm s Government Relations Department He is a highly respected advisor and veteran Republican House and Senate lobbyist bringing years of political legislative and campaign experience to bear for his clients On the Hill Marc is well respected for his role as a member of House Speaker John A Boehner s R OH Team Boehner a team of high level strategic advisers that work closely with Speaker Boehner and other Republican members His relationship with Speaker Boehner goes back to 1995 when Marc served as General Counsel for the House Republican Conference under then Chairman Boehner for three years In addition to his time on the Hill Marc served in a variety of roles from 1999 to 2001 with the Bush for President Campaign Since entering the private sector in 2001 Marc has successfully put his political acumen to work navigating matters and proceedings before federal court and agencies including mergers and acquisitions and financial services transportation infrastructure and trade issues In addition he has been involved in several high profile and successful public advocacy campaigns Most recently he led the Strong American Schools SAS issue advocacy campaign 2006 2009 a joint project funded by the Bill Melinda Gates and the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundations which oversaw the organization s Education in 08 effort pushing the issue of education reform to the forefront of the 2008 presidential campaign Rick Lane Board Member Rick Lane is the Senior Vice President Government Affairs of 21st Century Fox formally known as News Corporation the world s premier portfolio of cable broadcast film pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents The company has a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks 28 local television stations film studio Twentieth Century Fox Film and television production studios Twentieth Century Fox Television and Shine Group Before joining 21st Century Fox Mr Lane was the Director of Congressional Affairs focusing on e commerce and internet public policy issues for the US Chamber of Commerce Prior to working at the Chamber he was employed by the international law firm of Weil Gotshal Manges LLP WG M as the Director of Legislative Affairs From 1988 to 1993 he worked for US Representative Joseph D Early D MA as an Associate Staff member to the House Appropriations Committee where his primary responsibilities involved technology

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  • Resources for Current Volunteers - Horton's Kids
    Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code Submit Submitting Email Name Previous Next Read previous newsletters HTML Form Generator Home Runs for Horton s Kids 2016 Join us on Tuesday June 21 at Nationals Park View Event Site Map Who We Are Our Story Staff Board of Directors What We Do Academics Enrichment Youth Development Health Basic Needs Community Resource Center Impact Outcomes Success Stories Get Involved Donate Volunteer Join Our Mailing List Join the Team Media Newsletters Videos In the News Contact Latest on Twitter Had a great time playing bingo at Family Game Night on Thursday at the Community Resource Center https t co elQrK8ufbF Friday Apr 29 8 02pm Thx to everyone who helped us collect 75 bags of trash recycling GM PerfectWorldFdn AmericanU AliceFerguson https t co igfaL46IgU Monday Apr 25 6 53pm

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  • Home Runs for Horton’s Kids - Horton's Kids
    25 000 DIRECTV Nuclear Energy Institute NEI HOME RUN 15 000 21st Century Fox Inc Edison Electric Institute Southern Company TRIPLE 10 000 Altria Group Bracewell Giuliani LLP Hunton Williams LLP Microsoft Poker Players Alliance PPL Corporation DOUBLE 5 000 Accenture Alliance Of Automobile Manufacturers Amaya American Electric Power Amgen AT T Bancroft PLLC Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck CenturyLink Comcast NBCUniversal Coordinated Care Network Duke Energy Corporation Emergent BioSolutions Entertainment Software Association Foundation General Motors Herald Group Herbalife International Marc and Emily Lampkin Live Nation Entertainment Micron Technology Inc Mobile Future National Association of Broadcasters National Railroad Construction Maintenance Association NRCMA New York Life Insurance Company News Corp Principal Financial Group Prudential Financial Salt River Project Time Warner Cable Toy Industry Association Tim Trysla Valente Associates The Walt Disney Company Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code Submit Submitting Email Name Previous Next Read previous newsletters HTML Form Generator Home Runs for Horton s Kids 2016 Join us on Tuesday June 21 at Nationals Park View Event Site Map Who We Are Our Story Staff Board of Directors What We Do Academics Enrichment Youth Development Health Basic Needs Community Resource Center Impact Outcomes

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  • Condrea - Horton's Kids
    time but also a challenging one Family and friends were far away and at times she felt out of her comfort zone as she navigated college life During her junior year the challenges of balancing a full time job with a full class load were overwhelming and Condrea started falling behind academically After losing some of her financial aid she could not afford textbooks A longtime Horton s Kids volunteer Carrie quickly stepped up to raise funds for books and other expenses Horton s Kids taught me that I should never give up and they will do anything to make sure that I succeed Condrea said They have never let me fall through the cracks Condrea graduated with her Bachelor s degree in 2014 She now works as an educator at City Kids a DC nonprofit and helps run an afterschool program In her job she applies what she learned in college about educational inequalities with her personal experience of growing up in Ward 8 For children who face obstacles similar to hers Condrea offers some advice There are a lot of times when you feel like you can t go any more but you got to dig deep and ask for help This world needs you more than you think Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types

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  • TaQuan - Horton's Kids
    TaQuan especially likes the weekly discussion forums for older youth participants Known to the kids as rap sessions they provide TaQuan an outlet to express his feelings When I come here I can be me TaQuan said It s a community I can be more open with people We can talk about certain topics without being judged TaQuan also recognizes the important function that the Horton s Kids onsite Community Resource Center plays in providing a safe space for kids in the neighborhood There s so much violence shootings in the neighborhood TaQuan said I want to separate myself from people who are not good influences on me You re not going to get anywhere in life doing what others do You can t be like everyone else ending up in jail or dead It s okay to be different Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code Submit Submitting Email Name Previous Next Read previous newsletters HTML Form Generator Home Runs for Horton s Kids 2016 Join us on Tuesday June 21 at Nationals Park View Event Site Map Who We Are Our Story Staff Board of Directors What We Do Academics Enrichment

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  • Mone - Horton's Kids
    to new things that showed me there is more to look forward to in the future For Mone future success means the ability to travel and see the world beyond DC especially Hawaii Japan Milan and Paris Travel is important because you don t want to get wrapped up in one particular location because that location will absorb you Mone said I want to meet new people see new cultures eat new foods speak other languages Mone plans to attend college after high school graduation Currently she s interested in attending Penn State NYU Virginia Tech or UCLA When I get my college acceptance letter I will scream she said I will shout Backflips all that Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code Submit Submitting Email Name Previous Next Read previous newsletters HTML Form Generator Home Runs for Horton s Kids 2016 Join us on Tuesday June 21 at Nationals Park View Event Site Map Who We Are Our Story Staff Board of Directors What We Do Academics Enrichment Youth Development Health Basic Needs Community Resource Center Impact Outcomes Success Stories Get Involved Donate Volunteer Join Our Mailing List Join the Team Media

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  • Joemese - Horton's Kids
    leadership through activities like rock climbing and group presentations Joemese credits Horton s Kids with keeping her and her friends on track for high school graduation Anyone can tell you Go to school but when someone is actually trying to help you stay in school it s motivating Today Joemese is a junior at Towson University and hopes to pursue a career in family counseling Horton s Kids recently named Joemese the second recipient of the Brenda Chamberlain Scholarship created in honor of the former executive director Brenda said I love her commitment to self improvement She values being a role model and giving back to the community It really feels good and so exciting a really proud feeling said Joemese who will use the funds for school housing My goal is to graduate and attend graduate school Showing my younger sisters that I can do better by going after my dream is what I stand for Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code Submit Submitting Email Name Previous Next Read previous newsletters HTML Form Generator Home Runs for Horton s Kids 2016 Join us on Tuesday June 21 at Nationals Park View

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