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Community Building
The Ultimate Solution for Students

Participants examine the possibility of positive change in a community starting with the vision of an individual, or small group, and causing a ripple of effect of energy and action throughout a large network of people who want to make a difference. The module aims to get participants interested in civic involvement and service, which is often at odds with the perception that being “cool” means not caring about anything. Participants learn more about their community and work together to build a vision for a community in which they will better able to live, and learn.

  • Civic Duty: Examine basic tenets of citizenship and value of community service

  • Vision Building: Create a vision for a community that will improve education, economic empowerment, and quality of life for its residents

  • Consensus Building: Inspire others to work for the good of the community

  • Resource Management: Mobilize assets and resources to achieve goals

  • Collaboration: Understand the power of diversity and working with others for stronger impact

Innovative Ways to Reach and Teach Youth

The Conflict Resolution module includes five (5) theme-based social and emotional units that use story-telling, reading and writing comprehension, discussion groups, situation analysis and contemporary music and games to help students succeed.

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