Emily Kobza, CIS Director of Development + Business Engagement : Every day, kids in our community face barriers that threaten to derail them from success. Working with school staff, hundreds of volunteers, and dozens of community partners, Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo is in schools to ignite hope in students. How? By bringing the community and all the ways it can help to where kids are – the school – so they can graduate and be prepared for life.
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BY SERGEY BIDENKO
@ VOL 9
ON OCT 11, 2012
Kids-Coins is an educational project -- held inside and outside school -- that teaches children and teenagers the basics of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Sergey Bidenko and Irina Zolotarevych -- co-authors of the "Kids-Coins" projects -- are experienced business coaches who have implemented 37 training and educational programs for adults and youth. (in Ukrainian)
A Lifetime of Experiences; An Artist in the Making
BY LINDSAY PINCHBECK
@ VOL 20
ON JAN 31, 2014
Lindsay Pinchbeck is the director and founder of Sweet Tree Arts in Hope and has been teaching in the arts for 15 years. Previously she taught photography at the Riley School and the Maine Media Workshops. She is also a printmaker and photographer, and believes the arts should be accessible to all and is an integral piece of learning and personal growth.
Playing Around: cultivating creativity in kids
BY LINDA MCINTOSH
@ VOL 8
ON SEP 25, 2015
Linda McIntosh is award-winning mixed-media collage artist exhibiting in Canada + Europe and is an active member of the Markham Group of Artists as Coordinator for collaborative art projects in the community. Her presentation talks about how important it is to cultivate curiosity and creativity with children from a young age.
Keeping Kids Dirty
BY LYNDIE SEDDON
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 08, 2016
Born and raised in the Okanagan, Lyndie Seddon speaks about her travels that took her home, her big gamble to establish her business here, and the diverse ways it's grown. From keeping kids dirty, to teaching kayak rolls in the community pool, Lyndie is inspiring the youth to look up to the hills and into the lake for the reasons and lessons that keep us here, and keep us coming back. Lyndie ends her presentation by explaining her decision to found the climbing gym, as well as her organization devoted to getting kids outside and inspired by wilderness and themselves.
Circus Gives Hope
Circus gives hope, not only for children but for adults.
In this presentation, Travis Johnson explains how social circus is an important self esteem developing tool for everyone. He explains that not only does it provide personal social impact, but it is also designed to build community and provide hope. Most notably for at risk and impoverished youth around the world.
Reach for the top.
BY HOJA DE RUTA
@ VOL 15
ON FEB 17, 2017
Hoya de Ruta (Roadmap) shares their passion for education and betterment of the community through a non-government community library they founded in a troubled Juarez neighborhood to promote educational activities for children and teenagers.