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Beautification Project at E.K. Powe Elementary for Global Youth Service Day

  • EK Powe Elementary School 913 9th Street Durham, NC, 27705 United States (map)

This year April 22nd is both Global Youth Service Day and Earth Day. So in celebration of both the Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education is conducting a beautification project at E.K. Powe Elementary School, along with Communities in School of Durham, Durham Literacy CenterAchievement Academy of Durham, NCCU American Reads, Duke University Program in Education, and Durham Public Schools. This event is free and open to the public, and anyone and everyone is welcome to attend. If you would like to RSVP, you can do so by going to our Facebook page titled Global Youth Service Day 2017 at E.K. Powe.


  • Beautification of the building and grounds, with the Gardening Committee at E.K. Powe.
  • Collaborative art activities and craft station
  • Book Harvest donated a bunch of books that we will be giving away books to child attendees (while supplies last).
  • A raffle, which anyone who attends can enter into to win a prize.

Partners and Sponsors

Monuts Donuts

Playhouse Toy Store

The Freedom Schools

Book Harvest



Chick Fila


Trader Joes

Earlier Event: April 22
Spring Sidewalk Sale
Later Event: May 18
Stroll, Sip, and Shop