Carnegie Writers, Inc. (CW) is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for diverse individuals and was inspired by The Carnegie Writers' Group, founded in August of 2013 by Kemi Elufiede.
The mission is to encourage children, adolescents, and adults by providing positive and productive support with writing and literacy education based on personal goals. The vision is to advance education, encourage collaboration, promote creativity and provide resources for writing and literacy education.
We educate through workshops, tutorials, guest presentations, professional development training, and conferences.
We write through power writing, progressive writing, and publications.
We collaborate through group meetings, events, partnerships, and community-based programs.
Beliefs & Values
Inclusiveness: We respect humankind, value diversity, and are committed to equality.
Creativity: We honor, support and encourage individual creativity an expression in staff, volunteers, and participants.
Integrity: We practice honesty, transparency, and attention to the needs of participants and the community.
Collaboration: We strive to create a culture of teamwork and cooperation.
Community: We are committed to building cohesive communities within larger communities.