11th Annual Festival
AUGUST 26th | Second Baptist Church Southwest 5501 Silver Hill Road District Heights, MD. 20747
On August 26th, we welcomed an estimated 770 students and their families to the Second Baptist Church Southwest for our largest Back 2 School Health and Wellness Festival in the Greater Washington Urban League’s history!
ABOUT THE 11th ANNUAL HEALTH & WELLNESS BACK 2 SCHOOL FESTIVAL
Our event ensured that every family left equipped for a healthy school year.
Every student who walked in empty handed left with the following:
Brand new, durable backpack - filled with notebook paper, composition books, pencils, pens, rulers, calculators and more!
A best-selling book featuring black children written by an author of color
An emotional wellness fidget / anxiety coping toy
A $10 Giant grocery gift card
Health & Wellness Pavilion: we’ll provide various health screenings for the entire family, including vaccines for COVID, influenza, and tetanus.
Black Brilliance Marketplace: we’ll have Black-owned businesses with items for sale that the whole family can enjoy.
Mental & Emotional Wellness Pavilion: we’ll have experts on hand to discuss youth therapy, emotional learning, behavioral disabilities, and caregiving for seniors.
Food Station: shop at our Black Farmers Market, judge the healthy tasting samples, and buy lunch at one of the many food trucks.
Arts & Crafts Station: kids will enjoy various activities to ignite their creativity and engage their inner artist!
Voter Registration Drive: get civically engaged by learning more about the upcoming elections in your area and register to vote!