|Thank you PD, LD and UD for 2,218 items donated!|
CASADY YAC & SERVICE LEARNING PROGRAM HOST FEDEX STRATEGIC PLANNING AFTERNOON
Still need to define responsibilities and process to keep officers working efficiently and collaboratively
Management Team/Committee? Co-Presidents: Miranda and Isaiah, Vice-Presidents: Safra and Mariam, Calendar Manager: Ellie G.
Communication Team/ Committee: Secretary: Katherine Marketing and Social Media: Grace
Ways and Means Team/Committee: Treasurer and Grant facilitator and overseer Johnny: YAC money from Fall Fest, $100 for projects per month if Rainbolt endowment provides the funding. Grant Facilitators: ?
Human Relations Team/Committee: Social and relationship chair: Hannah H. and Sahanya B.
Recruitment and Action Team/Committee:(grade level chairs, project chairs)
Sophomores: Sahanya, Ellie, Anna, Hannah
Juniors: Luke A. (Voters Registration), Mallory W. Gabrielle M. (Boys and Girls Club)
Seniors: Cathy Z
TBD after kick-off party in August. Mentors will meet on May 25,2016 at Casady School to see what Evelyn has proposed and to discuss connecting to the Oklahoma National Memorial and Museum as a possible sponsor of YLOKC in 2016-2017.
Casady YAC/OKC Peace Team
Members of YAC Planning team will meet during the summer to finalize what YAC's leadership will sponsor during Peace Week and decide connections with Casady Service-Learning Program plans for the week and links to the city wide celebration of the International Day of Peace with a Peace Walk to take place Saturday, September 24, 2016. See details at Casady Peace Week Blog
Themes & WHY
YAC: Theme: Environment
Why? Participating in the community to improve lives. A tentative calendar is at Harper. Picture and minutes forthcoming
YLOKC: Theme: Diverse Teen leadersip empowerment
Why? Identity and diversity education of teens by teens through projects that unify people of different backgrounds and improves lives
Roots and Wings trainer? Picture of Evelyn's suggestions for YLOKC 2016-2017 forthcoming!
PEACE WEEK: Theme: Beyond Co-existence
Why! Unifying different backgrounds into one community. We need to see who is interested in working during the summer on this project
WHAT and HOW?
Forthcoming after full planning teams meet to finalize calendars with activities that have measurable outcomes and are connected to the WHY
YOUTH LEAD OKC and Casady Players for Change @ Piece Walk Autism Oklahoma
Youth Lead OKC was part of the resource fair. The PieceWalk is THE LARGEST SINGLE AUTISM EVENT in the state of Oklahoma–attended by more than 7,000 people. The Resource Fair aims to promote community interaction and information about autism resources available in our state! Youth LEAD OKC provided a children's activity field with face painting, hair spraying-RED, and photo booth area.
The PieceWalk raised over $168,000 https://piecewalk.org/
Who volunteered? Youth LEAD OKC,: Schools: Casady, Mercy Institute, Northwest Classen. Sponsors: Casady Service-Learning Program, YMCA Student Initiatives
|First Shift: Face Painting, Hair Spray-RED, photo booth|
Who played? Casady Cyclones Players for Change: Eastern Music
|Volunteering through the arts|
Who run the 5k sponsored by Casady Service Learning and Youth LEAD OKC?
|3rd and 5th place!|
Jack R. inspired us to participate. Evelyn D. organized and motivated us. Shannon, Buthiana and Carmen supported us and the Autism Foundation gave us the opportunity to learn and advocate about Autism in Oklahoma. Thank you Crystal
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