Monday, January 15, 2018

MLK Day 2018

UD, MD Cyclones served at the Food Bank on MLK DayUPPER DIVISION HOSTS ASSEMBLY FEATURING SPEAKER JO IVESTER
Casady's MLK Day Afternoon of service at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma  The service-learning opportunity took place in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to the world. 

Pictures by YAC Photographer, Yasmin J. and Mrs. Cherylynn Omelia.

I really enjoyed volunteering at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Not only was it a great was it a great way to do an act of kindness to honor MLK Day, but it also allowed me to volunteer for an institution that helps many Oklahomans. Knowing how service at the Food Bank helps others was a great motivator for myself and my peers. Saadia N. YAC Treasurer-Grants










Casady's Upper Division hosted a civil rights assembly on Friday, January 13,2017 featuring speaker facilitator Mrs. Jo Ivester. Sharun P., Service Learning Office, and YAC Intern stated, "The speaker was good. Her personal story was very interesting about being the only white family in an all black community."  The Respect Diversity CEO, Joan Korenblit shared the following remarks about Mrs. Ivester's speeches at Heritage Hall High School and Casady, "Jo Ivester gave powerful talks at both schools."


Mrs. Clay participated in the Brookline MLK Day Celebration and met Met Fessenden School teacher Rachael Carter and 13 international students from Japan Vietnam Mexico and South Korea and kids from mass.  Students spent the day volunteering packing donations for the Food Bank and an organization 





















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