Teaching young kids about the world through sport!

 
$1,550
$22,950
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Summary

JUST LIKE YOU (JLU) is teamed up with NIKE to go to elementary schools around LA and teach kids (aged 6-11 years) about other cultures through the traditional sports and games from around the world.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

EDUCATION | The children are the future! We instil in them the global worldview necessary to be successful in today's world. GLOBAL FOCUS | As the world changes, we realize how interconnected we are & how important it is to understand our similarities to create a culture of peace. UNDER-SERVED | These communities are understaffed and we need to equip these kids with tools to compete in the global economy. We serve as mentors & role models. HEALTH/NUTRITION | Promote a healthy, active lifestyle.

How will this project solve this problem?

Each week, students spend 20-30 minutes learning about the history, culture and language of a particular country. They then play kids games from that country, learning that kids around the world play "just like you".

Potential Long Term Impact

We hope to develop a comprehensive curriculum that can be easily implemented in schools across the country. Teachers, administrators or supervisors could use our program to teach students about internationalism in a dynamic and engaging way.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization

YouthNoise

San Francisco, California, United States
http://www.youthnoise.com

Project Leader

Angie Bush

Director of Strategic Partnerships
San Francisco, California United States

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