Month: September 2014

Maker Jawn and the City

One of my favorite things about working for Maker Jawn and the Free Library of Philadelphia is the geographic diversity of our program. Since November of 2013 I’ve worked at the Central Branch, Kensington, Cecil B. Moore, Cobbs Creek/Blanche Nixon, Joseph E. Coleman and Paschalville in some capacity of the Jawn, but I’ve never really thought about just how much… Read more →


Maker Jawn at YOUmedia

  This August, Maker Mentors Goda and Sari accompanied Maker Jawn’s manager K-Fai to a YOUmedia Retreat right outside of Philadelphia. YOUmedia is a network of approximately 30 Learning Labs based in museums, libraries, and community organizations, that were originally all funded by the same IMLS/MacArthur Learning Labs Planning Grant. The Learning Labs all share a commitment to the principles… Read more →