Category Archives: School/Community Gardens

Dismantling Neoliberal Education: A Lesson from the Zapatistas

By LEVI GAHMAN We thank Levi for sharing his work here with us. For those who care deeply about teaching from the context of place, through themes of sustainability and service, this piece contains a powerful narrative of the power … Continue reading

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A Unique Opportunity for Los Angeles Area Educators

LA RiverLore is a highly innovative service-learning focused project for K-16 and community based educators. We’re connecting communities, students, and educators along the Los Angeles River. LA RiverLore is providing teachers in local schools the training, inspiration, collaboration, and connections … Continue reading

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The Path to Service is through Your Classroom

“The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.” ― John Dewey learn more l special rates l register online

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Special Registration Rates through March 3rd!

CWI’s 2017 Summer EAST and WEST Institutes on Service-Learning and Sustainability Join dedicated K-16 and community educators, from across the U.S. and beyond, for an intensive week of inspired curriculum and program design work.Service-learning creates academically connected opportunities for students … Continue reading

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Teaching Through a Social Lens

Join us this year for CWI’s acclaimed Summer EAST or WEST Institute. Spend an intensive and deeply rewarding week immersed in service-learning, sustainability, and place-based education, with inspired educators from across the U.S. and around the world. “I had the … Continue reading

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My Journey with Food Justice in School and Communities

By STEPHANIE SAINTILIEN Hello! My name is Stephanie Saintilien, I am a recent alum of The City College of New York and currently a Strategy & Partnerships Program Associate with AmeriCorps VISTA, in New York City’s Community Schools. Last Spring … Continue reading

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Discover Project Based Service-Learning

NOW is surely the time to engage our students in their community. Make Project Based Service-Learning a part of your teaching and a part of the culture of your school or community organization. The rewards for your students are powerful … Continue reading

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Join Us This Year! Early Bird Rates are Now

Don’t Miss It This Year • Space is Limited CWI’s Summer Institutes on Service-Learning and Sustainability —Los Angeles, California and Burlington, Vermont Join K-16 and community educators, from across the U.S. and international schools, for a week of expert training, … Continue reading

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CWI’s 2017 Institutes on Service-Learning & Sustainability

CWI’s 2017 Institutes on Service-Learning & Sustainability. learn more Join educators from across the U.S. and around the globe for an intensive and inspiring immersion in place based service-learning and sustainability. Make a real difference in your community this year. … Continue reading

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Service-Learning Program Support Packages!

CWI’s 2017 Summer EAST and WEST Institutes on Place Based Service-Learning, and Sustainability Burlington, Vermont  • Los Angeles We have a wonderful but limited time opportunity, thanks to a generous private funder. Register by DEC 20 for Summer EAST or … Continue reading

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