Summer Youth Program

Summer Youth Program

On Monday, July 16th, 2012, Mahatma Gandhi Library was given the opportunity to participate in the Summer Youth Program at India House. The lead teacher, Ms Saide, explains this program is for students ages 8-14 where their highest goals include character development as well as cultural studies including India.

MGL was represented by Atul Kothari, Deepak Bhatt, and Manish Wani. Manishbhai explained to the kids regarding the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi, Deepakbhai gave vignettes regarding his values of peace, truth and non-violence, and Atulbhai challenged the kids with a word search and applying Gandhiji's principles in today's times and atmosphere. The students took great interest in learning about Mahatma Gandhi. They also enthusiastically participated in the Poster contest in hopes of winning a prize and getting on stage at Miller Outdoor Theater for 1000 Lights for Peace on Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at Gandhi Jayanti celebrations.

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