Archive for March, 2012

Congratulations Kelloggsville Public Schools!

DATE March 16, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Kelloggsville Public Schools was recently awarded a Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grant to help with their YEZ Community Garden Project.  They were one of 50 recipients to recieve the award.  Congratulations to Mike Zurgable and the rest of the team at Kelloggsville for your accomplishment!

The Lorax Resources

DATE March 8, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

With the movie version of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax now in theaters, youth can join The Lorax Project and protect the forests and endangered species of our planet. http://bit.ly/zghDmD Also, find environmental science lessons and activities for grades 3-5 and 6-8 from Scholastic, including how students can take action and serve: www.scholastic.com/thelorax  

State Farm Youth Advisory Board Grants

DATE March 8, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: May 4 The State Farm Youth Advisory Board is currently accepting applications for service-learning projects between $25,000 and $100,000 that are designed to create sustainable change in local communities across the United States and Canada. Applying organizations must be a public K-12, charter, or higher education institution; non-profit organizations are also eligible if they [...]

National Youth Violence Prevention Week – March 19-23

DATE March 8, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

This weeklong national education initiative involves activities that demonstrate the positive role young people can have in making their school and community safer.  The campaign website, www.nyvpw.org, serves as the crossroads to the campaign and provides countless resources to prepare for the event, including the official campaign Action Kit that serves as a step-by-step planning [...]

Revolution Hunger

DATE March 8, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Launched in 2011, Revolution Hunger is a service-learning site for young people to learn about hunger around the world and how they can fight it. The site guides users through statistics, facts, and research on the topic, then lists a number of ways youth can get involved with eradicating hunger in their communities.  Providing a [...]

Walk for Water

DATE March 8, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Organize a Walk for Water in Your School or Community Join H2O for Life and hundreds of schools across the nation in walking to raise awareness about the worldwide problems of surrounding drinking water and sanitation.  Visit www.h2oforlifeschools.org for useful project resources.