The lack of political involvement by pupils in our school.

A Peacemaking Project by Alice R.

What is the injustice we are solving?

It is important to educate those on what happens in our country and what influence they can have over it.

Comments:

Adrian B. Peace First Staff
28 June 2018 13:44

Hi Alice!

Thanks so much for posting this project! It's so important for people to understand how governance and elections work, and I'm glad you're taking on this issue! As you’re working through the steps, check out the Peacemaking Tools for a full set of resources: https://www.peacefirst.org/peacemaking-tools. As you’re working through the questions in the Understand phase of your project, please don’t hesitate to ask any questions that come up!

Here are a few awesome projects on our platform that focus on civic education and engagement. I encourage you to check them out and comment on the ones that resonate for you--start a conversation and share ideas!

https://www.peacefirst.org/project/leaders-symposium
https://www.peacefirst.org/project/your-vote-your-voice-teen-voices-must-be-heard
https://www.peacefirst.org/project/iowa-student-learning-institute
https://www.peacefirst.org/project/high-school-students-feel-uninformed-or-unheard-their-communities
https://www.peacefirst.org/project/leadership-embassy-empowerment-academy

I hope that these resources are useful! This work is so important--thank you for what you're doing! Let me know if you have any questions or need support in thinking about your next steps. :) I'm excited to support you however possible, and to watch this project grow!

Best,
Adrian

 

Adrian B. Peace First Staff
5 July 2018 13:29

Hi Alice,

I hope you're doing well! I wanted to drop by our (new!) project platform and check in about how your project is going--how are you doing with identifying the root cause of this injustice? Let me know if you need any help!

I also wanted to let you know about a timeline we have for a UK-specific challenge that's coming up. We'd love to have you involved!

Completion of Understand Phase & Submit Compassionate Insights by 20th July
Submit Project Plan by 17th August
Submit Mini-Grant Application by 31st August
Submit Reflection by 31st October

Let me know if you'd like to know more about the challenge, and if there's anything we can do to help. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Best,
Adrian  

Amy T. Peace First Staff
19 July 2018 10:15

Hi Alice,

I hope you're doing well! This is just a reminder to submit your compassionate insight by July 20th to be on track for our UK Challenge. You’ve done incredible work so far; please let us know if we can support if you in any way!

Thanks,
Amy  

RaulPF C. Peace First Staff
27 July 2018 17:15

Such an important topic to work on. I would love to see how the project progresses!