|Food-4-Thought sent by Youth LEAD OKC CEO Shannon P.|
Happy Multicultural Week! Celebrate Diversity! Enhance your Cultural Competency
Sophomores and juniors attended. Fruits, nuts and drinks requested for next meeting
1. F-5 Fest Update: Jessica G reported that due to liability issues, the babysitting fundraising was not going to take place. Then, she open the floor for suggestions of activities. Sidney J. gave the idea of a volunteer fair during National Volunteer Week. There were ideas of dance and game competitions. Positive responses, but no concrete plans or committees taking responsibilities. Jessica also reported that the International Club will be celebrating Multicultural Week next week and they are fundraising for F-5 Fest cause.
2. Saturday, March 2: UCO Multicultural Institute: 11 Days of Unity, Mrs. Clay requested greater ownership of this project from YAC. She asked interested students to view her presentation and talk to her about working on this during the summer to have a plan to present to the administration at the beginning of the school year 2013-2014 https://docs.google.com/a/casady.org/presentation/d/1Ek-CitwvnLw_PM6e5UP6VGg9-4135WfJ1Fi49PSWSLk/edit#slide=id.p18
3. National Volunteer Week Plans Tabled
a. April 19: Chapel Speaker: Mr. Josh Bottonly update of H2ope project and connection of college admissions, service, and celebrating volunteerism
b. Delivery of Presidential Awards http://casadyplacestoserve.blogspot.com/
4. National Service Conferences: http://casadyplacestoserve.blogspot.com/ Tabled
a. NYLC: March, Denver, Co. One student expressed interest, but no follow-up
b. Youth LEAD, TIDE, The Wave of Change: Boston, Mass. 2 students expressed interest
c. National Conference on Service and Volunteering, June: Washington, D.C.