Archive for June, 2011

Do Something Summer Jobless Grants

DATE June 26, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: July 10 This summer’s teen unemployment rate has been marked at a whopping 75% – compared to 2000 when it was 55%. DoSomething.org thinks this is a great opportunity for youth to step up and start your own projects to provide the young people in your area with volunteer opportunities in place of jobs. […]

Summer Training Opportunity

DATE June 9, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Looking for an innovative professional development opportunity that will leave you with the tools and resources to help your students take on a new attitude toward learning while accomplishing Michigan’s core curriculum standards?  We can show you how!  The LEAGUE Michigan in partnership with the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, is proud to […]

World Day Against Child Labor 2011

DATE June 9, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to mark this year’s World Day against Child Labour (June 12) with events in more than 50 countries, along with a new report on children in hazardous work. The ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) will issue the study entitled “Children in hazardous work: what […]

9/11 Service-Learning Grants

DATE June 2, 2011 LEAVE A COMMENT

Youth Service America’s Youth Council is partnering with State Farm to support youth across the United States in learning about, remembering, and honoring the 10th anniversary of 9/11 through a 9/11 service-learning project. Grants are available to youth ages 5-25 and teachers/educators who work with youth ages 5-25. YSA will award 10-20 $500 or $1,000 grants to […]