"Say it: I exist!"

We can't speak for Connecticut or Rhode Island, but here in New York, it's been a long, cold, gloomy week. Spring Break is behind us, and summer feels even further away.

Luckily, Melinda Morel's class at AF Endeavor Elementary, along with HuffPost Black Voices, has the remedy for your Transition Weather Blues. 

And if this doesn't lift your spirits, we don't know what will. 

For even more feelings, here's author Joshua Bennett performing his poem in its entirety at the Greene Space in New York. 

Goosebumps. 

As this video clearly shows, our students have the souls of poets (and mathematicians and rocket scientists and presidents and more). Want to work with these joyous, self-loving, resilient kids every day? Learn more and join us.