External Opportunity: Free Multimedia Presentation & Leadership Workshop in Partnership with Participant Media and Me to We
November 22, 2011 Me to We and Participant Media are excited to continue their partnership through an exclusive speaking tour based on the award-winning documentary, Waiting for "Superman." Through an hour-long presentation designed for high-school students, using themes and clips from Waiting for "Superman," and an afternoon action-planning workshop for 30 students focused on issues awareness and leadership skill building, Me to We speakers explore the importance of and barriers to education across the world. From issues related to Aboriginal education in Canada, to the achievement gap and charter and public school system in the United States, to communities overseas, where education plays a crucial role to breaking the cycle of poverty, Me to We speakers are challenging students to consider the importance of education and value of teachers.
Participant Media is partnering on these workshops with Me to We - a social enterprise that challenges traditional methods of doing business by providing people with daily choices that can truly change the world. Me to We is based on five core principles: sustainable development by supporting the work of Free The Children, eco-friendliness, the highest social standards, inspiration and learning and growth. You can learn more about Me to We at www.metowe.com.
Annually, Me to We and Participant Media partner to deliver a free inspirational speaking tour based on one of Participant Media's powerful films, to help to educate and inspire audiences to learn more about the issues that resonate within the film. Through Me to We's expertise in youth empowerment and experiential learning and Participant Media' impactful stories and media, thousands of students are inspired to action each year through this annual speaking tour.
To register your high school for its participation in this opportunity or for more information email Emma Fialka-Feldman, Me to We Facilitator, at Emma@metowe.com or call her at 520-264-8354. The speaking tour will visit the following counties: Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego from January 16-January 20.
Sign up soon as spots are limited! Deadline to register: Monday, December 5, 2011.
For information about other Me to We youth leadership opportunities or Free the Children global issues curriculum, contact Emma.