|McElveen's Happy New Year tweet.|
The free Friday afternoon event features workshops, exhibits, and entertainment aimed at promoting social activism among youths from the perspective: “It’s not just your world, it’s ours!” There will be a marketplace with food and fair-trade items for sale.
McElveen, a 2004 graduate of Marshall High School, is the assistant director of the Brookings Institution’s John L. Thornton China Center.
His tweets about snow days helped him develop a strong rapport with FCPS students. Students began PhotoShopping his bald head on various images, and now McElveen is doing it himself. At last count, he had 41,900 Twitter follows
The Just World Festival is hosted by the Annandale High School Just World Interact Club, which is sponsored by the Annandale Rotary Club. It’s 2:30-5:30 p.m. and is open to the public.