Monthly Archives: June 2020

Bookshelf Love


Together, Education Director, Deena Murphy, and Early Education Director, Stacy Weinberger, curated a list of books to brighten up King Street Center's bookshelves. We believe it's important for kids to see themselves on the pages of the books they read. Will you help to add to the stacks? If you are making a gift in honor of a loved

Bookshelf Love2020-12-04T13:52:40-05:00

KidsVT highlights JC Wayne and the Superhero 6


"Last summer, poet and educator JC Wayne began working with a small group of elementary school kids at King Street Center in Burlington. Wayne, the creator of the Poartry Project, and the group of students went for nature walks along Lake Champlain — with journals and art supplies in tow — engaging their observational and listening skills, and creating

KidsVT highlights JC Wayne and the Superhero 62020-07-22T16:06:04-04:00

A letter from Vicky Smith in response to racial injustice


Dear King Street Center friends,   We condemn the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and mourn the many precious lives lost over the years at the hands of an unjust and racist system. At King Street Center, we've been examining our own practices, programs, environment, and integrating this learning into our ongoing strategic plan. While we are

A letter from Vicky Smith in response to racial injustice2020-06-05T15:29:09-04:00

Racial Injustice: Resources


Recent events have sparked parents, volunteers, and staff to grasp for expert advice on how to think, learn, and talk about racial discrimination, bias, community conflict and violence. The resources are truly endless. But, here are few selected by King Street Center staff that we hope may be of help: 27 Books to Help You Talk to Your Kids

Racial Injustice: Resources2020-06-03T16:45:10-04:00
Go to Top