I believe that sport has an amazing ability to teach where lessons and talks fall short. For me, sport has often been a metaphor for understanding greater concepts and has helped me to learn how to live in community with others. Whether it was playing Rugby, running in Track, or just getting people together for a game of frisbee I believe there is an amazing power to learning through games and fun! See how Alejo from Colombia is bringing a new sport to his city and how it is uniting people and building leaders!
This Saturday youth can join Kate via Skype at the Calgary downtown library to learn practical skills to help them in projects they are currently undertaking, learn how to get involved in their community and meet other youth that want to make a difference! Do you know someone who would be interested? Send this poster their way.
This video was created by three Jr. High students as part of Reel World Youth Documentaries and produced by Worldviews Project & Hidden Story Productions. It is the first one to be featured within Inspirational Mondays, but look for more from my amazing students to come. CAWST is making their community better and providing hope by providing water to communities worldwide. You can get involved by visiting www.cawst.org
I had a great time yesterday down at the Homestretch with Doug Dirks, Jenny Howe and Danielle Nerman. After spending most of my childhood waking up to hearing the CBC playing in the background (that is whenever my Dad had control over the radio dial!) it was awesome to be a part of creating positive news. Listen to the interview by clicking on the picture.
See our film for 3 Things for Calgary. 3 Things for Calgary is an awesome idea to encourage citizens to find ways to get involved in making their city a better place!
After many months of students madly grabbing cameras at the beginning of the day, in the middle of the day and on their way out the door we have neared the end our project. It has been similar to watching an army prepare for war, except instead of war we are preparing to fight for hope. We have geared up, tripods in hand, cameras slung over shoulders, recorders sticking out of our pockets, yelling Continue reading