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The Good Gym: Running to Help Your Local Community

GoodGym is a running club that helps people improve ties to their local community by helping out community projects with manual tasks. Goals and Values What were your activity’s community goals? Help out local community projects. Help people become more engaged with existing projects in their neighbourhoods. What do individual participants get out of the activity? Participants improve their physical wellbeing, meet like-minded people, and get to know their local community better. What You Need

Posted in Community Impact, health

Trash Olympics

 The Trash Olympics project engages young people in the design and implementation of neighborhood games involving garbage cleanup.   (learning guide by Leo Burd) Goals and Values What were your activity’s community goals?  Reflect about and raise awareness (of kids and adults) to garbage-related issues that affect their neighborhood Do something to improve the existing situation Provide kids with a voice (note: this is a project that has been conceived/idealized by young people themselves based

Posted in Community Impact, Media-Making, Youth Designed