'Dream Week' stirs community to social change
− Photos by Rachel A. Eirmann, student photographer, and STEP AmeriCorps
The Peace Walk began and ended at First United Methodist Church, where a musical celebration honored James, a Beloved Community Council board member who died in late May.
Signs of peace, a sense of purpose
Supported by the Williamsport Bureau of Police and a River Valley Transit trolley, the group travels north on Market Street.
Banded and bundled, the multigenerational throng goes through its paces.
The brothers of Phi Mu Delta gather in civic accord.
The Beloved Community Council's Mary Woods emcees the musical program.
A performance by the Lycoming College Pome Dance Team
Guest speaker Raphael Mnkandhla, lead pastor of City Church, compares the U.S. civil rights movement with the more recent activity in his native Zimbabwe.
Dream Week keynoter Damon Young headlines a Jan. 24 professional development session for Penn College employees ...
... including Admissions Counselors Nicole G. Beerman and Dev Devvrat ...
Ethan L. Arnett (center), a construction management major from Severn, Md., adds to the community showing.
Among participants are (from left) Penn College's Cody Daniels, an information assurance and cyber security major from Jermyn; Blake R. Tyson, of Forest City, enrolled in information technology: network specialist concentration; and Jon R. Hendrickson, a software development and information management student from Cowansville.
... and Christa L. Matlack, head coach of the Wildcat women's soccer team.
Penn College students and employees were among the 250-or-so people who gathered for the More Than a Meal food-packing event.
Organizers – including Katie L. Mackey (back row, third from right), director of campus and community engagement at Penn College – surround a photo of James.
Volunteers crowd the Lycoming College Recreation Center, learning how their helping hands will ease hunger in the region.
College attire is prevalent among volunteers ...
Building community, one smile at a time
... who assembled hundreds of meal kits for distribution to needy local families.
WBRE's Morgan Parrish (right foreground, in red) interviews Wildcat student-athlete Jared J. Mooney for an Eyewitness News story.