Equity in education is ideal but long has not been the reality. BEACON House, Inc. which stands for Building Equity in Achievement through Community Outreach Networks. The future of jobs in the U.S.A. is in STEM or STEAM fields. BEACON House, Inc. is starting to organize and plan their activities for Summer of 2017 to help increase STEAM Education achievement for students from low-income households, minority backgrounds, and for those that are differently-able or exceptional learners.
Local nonprofit BEACON (Building Equity in Achievement through Community Outreach Networks) House, Inc., will hold a free Earth Day event, “Earth Day +1,” for the community on Sunday, April 23, from noon to 4:30 p.m., at Pangborn Park, located at 591 Pangborn Boulevard in Hagerstown.
A family-friendly event, Earth Day +1 will feature a wide variety of Earth Day based arts and crafts activities for children between the ages of four and 11. The event will also include a story hour, featuring the reading of several popular children’s books, and light refreshments. The event is free and is open to the public.
BEACON House, Inc., is a Washington County-based nonprofit focused on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, math and the arts) education for students from low-income households and minority backgrounds, who are special needs or may be exceptional learners under the right circumstances.
BEACON House, Inc., began holding monthly paint nights as a means of raising awareness about the new nonprofit, which officially launched in January 2017. According to Anthony Williams, executive director and founder of Beacon House, the purpose of paint night is to “provide a fun and engaging activity for community members that help us accomplish our mission of increasing STEAM education in the four-state area using the arts as a medium.”
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Located at 22 North Mulberry Street, Suite 116 in downtown Hagerstown.