Archive for January, 2012

NYLC Webinar: Digging into the Service-Learning Standards

DATE January 27, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

February 7, 2012 at 5pm Central Since the release of the K-12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice in 2008, educators everywhere have found them to be a valuable resource for designing and executing high-quality service-learning projects. This free webinar will help practitioners dig deeper into what these standards could look like in everyday practice. http://bit.ly/zW2iwt

Teens for Jeans

DATE January 27, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

1 in 3 homeless people in the U.S. is under the age of 18, and one of the first items they ask for when reaching a shelter is jeans. You can do something about teen homeless. From January 16 to February 12, you can join Do Something’s 5th annual Teens for Jeans campaign – the [...]

GenerationOn Webinars Archive

DATE January 27, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

GenerationOn offers a number of free, live webinars to deepen and enliven your service-learning projects with youth. Webinars include a monthly series focusing on upcoming days of service and resources to help you in the planning, development, and execution of service and service-learning projects. Webinars also includes a bi-monthly webinar series designed especially for educators [...]

Disney Friends for Change Grants

DATE January 6, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: February 29 Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers an opportunity to receive a $1,000 grant to help make a lasting, positive change in the world. Whether you are passionate about protecting the planet, providing meals to those who need it or giving kids just like you the resources they need to star [...]

Generations United Best Intergenerational Communities Awards

DATE January 6, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: January 31 Generations United and MetLife Foundation will recognize up to 5 communities with the first-ever Best Intergenerational Communities Awards. They are looking for communities that honor every generation and ensure – through policies, programs, and services – that they acknowledge and serve all ages. The winning communities’ awards will include: a public recognition [...]

C-SPAN StudentCam 2012 Contest

DATE January 6, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: January 20 C-SPAN’s StudentCam is an annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think seriously about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Students are asked to create a short (5-8 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the competition theme – “The Constitution and You.” The competition is open [...]