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Oxfam

Act Fast – steps you can take today to get involved
What You Can Do – explore all the ways people help Oxfam

 


World Savvy

Clicking here would lead to specific project-based learning methods that engage kids in making a difference in their own communities or in the world, specific to the topic they're working on.

 


WhyHunger

Act Now: Join with others and make your voice count by taking part in campaigns led by WhyHunger and our partners.

Homemade Jams: Host a Concert and Fight Hunger

Community Food Assessment: A Tool to Build Community Voice How to get the most democratic bang for your buck with a CFA: tips on organizing, building coalitions and advocating for policy change.

Capacity Building Tools: School Gardens A collection of links and resources for policy and legal assistance to help you start and run your school garden.

Program Guide: 4 Different Approaches for using the Farm to School Model "Feeding Our Future: A Farm to School Program Guide" highlights four groups with diverse approaches who are using the innovative model of Farm to School to improve children's health and help bring business to local farmers.

Program Guide: Youth and Urban Agriculture "Growing Leaders, Growing Change: Youth and Urban Agriculture" profiles 4 youth-centered urban agriculture projects that promote community food security, sustainability, and serve as gateways to employment opportunities for youth.

 


RESULTS

Take global poverty actions and access resources.
Take US poverty actions and access resources
Take the next step in becoming an activist
Find a RESULTS chapter near you

If an educator is integrating social media into the curriculum, this link will take him/her to our RESULTS Twitter feed and Facebook page where lots of advocate feedback can be found.

 


Food Tank

Academy for Global Citizenship

How to get involved:
AGC welcomes volunteers and offers many levels of involvement. Volunteers can chicken-sit during breaks in the school year, host field trips, plan a book drive at the office, or translate a document into Spanish. Check out the Volunteer Page for more ideas!

Composting in school cafeterias

Connecticut College's composting program has six student positions open throughout the year. Students are paid through the Federal Work Study Program and collect food scraps from places around campus and depositing them in special containers.

Composting- especially student-led composting- is becoming more common in United States universities. Younger students are also participating: Portland Public Schools is evaluating a pilot program conducted at three schools.

 


iEARN

Finding Solutions to Hunger Project
In the iEARN Finding Solutions to Hunger Project, participants globally research and discuss the root causes of hunger, poverty and inequality in the world and take meaningful actions to help create a more just and sustainable world. Since 1988, iEARN has asked all participants to address the question, "How will this project improve the quality of life on the planet?" This question is the glue that holds our network together, and it's a question that guides us as we develop programs and share resources with like-minded partners around the world.

 


Earth Amplified

Earth Amplified's side project, SOS Juice, trains low-income youth and formerly incarcerated individuals in urban agriculture and nutrition. SOS stands for "System out of our System" and occurs monthly, with fresh juice, health and nutrition presentations, and performances.

 


Fanrpan's Youth in Agriculture

Earth Amplified's side project, SOS Juice, trains low-income youth and formerly incarcerated individuals in urban agriculture and nutrition. SOS stands for "System out of our System" and occurs monthly, with fresh juice, health and nutrition presentations, and performances.

 


Move For Hunger

Move For Hunger accepts donations of time and food products, as well as funds. Their website has more details about how to get involved.

 


ShujzzaFM

ShujaazFM's main character, DJ B, has a daily radio show, so listeners can hear him every day.

 


Team Ingenerovictus

Thought for Food is an annual summit which will be held in Berlin this September. The event has opportunities for students, NGOs, food startups, researchers, investors, and corporate representatives.

 


Heifer International

Heifer International's Read to Feed program encourages students to read while making a difference for others.

A video that explains Heifer's Read to Feed program:





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