Category Archives: School/Community Gardens

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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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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Building Community, One Student at a Time

BY JOE BROOKS, Founder, Community Works Institute Each summer I have the pleasure to guide two of the longest running service-learning driven professional development events in the world, CWI’s Summer WEST, held in Los Angeles and Summer EAST in Burlington, … Continue reading

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Becoming More Human, Building a Better World

By ERIC HARTMAN What is it all about? Why engage in service-learning and place-based education—if not to improve ourselves and to improve the world around us? This question—how do individuals fit within and contribute to broader community?—has been driving liberal … Continue reading

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Earliest Bird Registration Rates are Now. CWI’s K-16 Institutes on Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability.

Join us for an unforgettable week with the most inspired educators you will ever work with. The Institute on Service-Learning and Sustainability is a state of the art experience for educators designed to support advancing community service, service-learning and sustainability … Continue reading

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Two Administrators Reflect on Service-Learning

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