Monday, April 17, 2017

YAC meeting 4/17/2017

Suggested Agenda  Meeting did not take place

Community Service-Learning Corner

IMPORTANT DATES    

Global Youth Service Days: Friday, April 21-April 23.  Service Out of Uniform April 21: Wear a T-shirt of a place you volunteered
Earth Day: April 22
National Volunteer Week: April 23-29, 2017
Upper Division Presidential Awards Delivery Day at Chapel: May 3, 2017

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Friday, April 21 at the Casady Wing:  Therapeutic Tai Chi classes.  Walk-ins welcomed, but sign-up with Mrs. Clay recommended. 40 participants per session. See schedule and details at bulletin boards.  Sign-up at clayc@casady.org.  Wear loose clothing.  We received an out of uniform to make sure people are wearing comfortable clothing for the Thai Chi sessions.
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Friday, April 21 @ Boys and Girls Club 4:30-6:35 pm  Casady YAC sponsor
a. Therapeutic Tai Chi sessions for Club members.  
b. Students Rebuild Challenge:  Make a Hand, Lend a Hand to uplift from poverty  



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Saturday, April 22: Earth Day on Global Youth Service Day                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Play the Earth Week, Water is Life Games:  Register to play as an individual or a team online at http://compassiongames.org/earth-week/



Casady School Environmental Club Adopt a Street clean-up:  Participants meet at 8:30 for breakfast, welcome, safety guidelines and distribution of supplies.
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Love this video made in Canada for last year's National Volunteer Week

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b.  Projects @ Brookdale Statesmen's Club
1.  Students Rebuild Challenge:  Make a Hand, Lend a Hand to uplift from poverty
2. Project Then and Now: Keeping the Wisdom of the Elders, "50 years behind the fitting room door"


Monday, April 24:  Service Unites   
Chapel Speaker: Former YAC Member, Ladijah Wood-'11, Vista Volunteer at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma  

Monday, April 24 to Wednesday, April 26 Service Unites @ Harper
Rain Barrel Art Project: Advocacy for life under water and on land @ Haper
Students Rebuild, Youth Uplift Challenge:  Make a Hand Lend a Hand


Thursday, April 27: Heritage Weaving 3rd hour to Activities Harper
Learn how to weave a pencil holder. Limited to 10 participants per session

The delivery and celebration breakfast for the Presidential Service Awards will be Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
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Other service opportunities in the Greater Oklahoma City Community

20 paid VISTA summer positions at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma! These AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) positions will support various anti-poverty measures, with most VISTA members providing support to the Summer Feeding Program. VISTA Associates are paid a living allowance of approximately $900 per 14-day pay period, plus their choice of Education Award ($1,230) OR End of Service Cash Award ($287). The dates of the program are May 25 - August 2, 2017.  VISTA members must be 18 years of age. Application link at the Casady Places to Serve blog or at www.regionalfoodbank.org/careers/americorpsvista.  



City of the Village Litter Blitz needs volunteers on Saturday, April 29th, 8:00 am.  Volunteers will gather at Westlake Hardware at Britton and Waverly, The goal is to clean Britton Rd from Waverly to May (the path of the OKC Marathon runners the next day, April 30th). Gloves, plastic bags, safety vests provided.  Volunteers will have to sign a release of liability.