Display sign, on foam core, features 12 photographs of 12 separate children. Beneath each photo, in black lettering, are the words "I AM" followed by a third word. The third word varies from photo to photo. The list of "third words" include the following: resilient; smart; me; wise; creative; intelligent; likeable; a poet; beautiful; strong; the future; and, patient.
This sign was part of a display assembled by the I Am Academy of Holland, MI.
The I Am Academy is the dream of Holland area residents Henry and Lindsay Cherry. The mission of the I Am Academy is "Empowering African American Adolescents To Achieve Their Full Potential By Ultimately Changing The Narrative And Trajectory Of Their Community".
Core values of the I Am Academy include the following: Respect For All; Advocacy; Community; Educations; and, Integrity.
Gift ofI Am Academy