Social-Emotional Learning International Community Day

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The free community event is a fun-filled day for families and individuals to learn about how social emotional learning can impact children both inside and outside of the classroom.

 

Charleston County School DistrictandEvery 1 Voice Mattersare partnering for Social Emotional Learning International Community Day, a reading and behavioral initiative event Noon - 3 p.m. at theCharleston County School District 4 Stadium,3659 West Montague Ave. in North Charleston on March 26.

 

The free community event is a fun-filled day for families and individuals to learn about how social emotional learning can impact children both inside and outside of the classroom. Over 100Lil Herbie Series Bookswill be given away to youth with empowerment speakers providing words of encouragement and inspiration. Free food, jump castles, game trucks, face painting, skating and vendors will be on-site along withZ93 JamzandStar 99.7broadcasting live.

 

“We want to be able to give our kids a day of learning and community fun,” says Founder of Every 1 Voice Matters Sherrika Myers. “Our children face a lot these days and we need to identify with them on a level that is relatable and allows us to help them with their social and emotional challenges to become the best versions of themselves.”

 

Sponsor options are available to purchase books from the Lil Herbie Series Book Collection to be given away for free during the event.

 

Myers’ mission is to support youth who deal with stuttering, bullying and low self-esteem through reading and social emotional learning. This methodology helps students of all ages to better comprehend their emotions, to feel those emotions fully and demonstrate empathy for others. As an author, she created the Lil Herbie Book Series that is geared toward social emotional learning and promotes reading comprehension. The nonprofit founder is looking for individuals to support their initiative to help increase literacy among children.

 

Special guest speakers for Social Emotional Learning International Community Day include CCSD Chief of Staff Erica Taylor, State Representative Marvin Pendarvis, Positive Vibes Ronjanae Smith Founder Ronald Smith, PFW Consulting CEO Kenya Dunn and Charleston County Public Safety’s Eric Watson. Community partners for the event include Boeing, North Charleston Fire Department, Charleston Hispanic Association, Doughty Law Firm, Charleston County Democrats, Diamond Cutz, Frazier Law Offices, Game Galaxy, Charleston RISE, The Beginning Place, DEEP SC, My Community's Keeper Mentor Group and I AM VOICES.

 

Live music will be provided by DJ Sam Wells. Sponsor options are available to purchase books from the Lil Herbie Series Book Collection to be given away for free during the event. Books are available in English and Spanish. For more information, visitevery1voicematters.orgor email every1voicematters@gmail.com

 

About Every 1 Voice Matters

 

Every 1 Voice Matters is a nonprofit organization designed to help kids break down communicative and social barriers such as stuttering, bullying and self-esteem to improve their quality of life. The 501c3 nonprofit reaches underserved youth and communities through outreach programs, grassroots events, yearly giveaways, digital initiatives and other innovative measures. Every 1 Voice Matters has been featured nationally on CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, Spectrum News, the Black News Channel and more.