Educational Initiatives & Leadership
The Summit Leadership Academy is a week-long rigorous training program with a focus on motivating youth to be proactive social change agents. Through hands-on seminars participants explore such topics as personal leadership style; role of contextual reality; spiritual and ethical dimensions; concepts of power/empowerment; and the interplay of gender, race and social class. They also learn professional level skills of project development, implementation and evaluation.
If you attended a Sacred Heart school anywhere in the world,are between 18 and 25,would like to share your experience and build new connections... then join others like yourself at AMASC's First International Youth Meeting in Washington, DC from June 27-July 1.
We are celebrating International Women's Day with women immigrants living on the Texas-Mexico Border where they are work everyday for equity and equality for girls and women. The women at ARISE in Alamo, Texas live the commitment of International Women's Day everyday. We are happy to partner with them and so many other organizations in our work with women and young girls throughout the US and abroad in promoting the rights and contributions of women.
Children As Agents of Social Transformation for a Sustainable Future. Deciding upon the topic of our first written intervention to the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations was not a difficult one.
The Border Witness Project in Mc Allen, TX (May 21-28) offers a first-hand educational/service immersion experience of life for immigrants living along the Texas-Mexico border. This event is at capacity and registration is closed.
If you are like most people you hear "strategic planning" then hang your head and groan, or hide out in the copy room. Suddenly organizing folders in your email seems less daunting and more fun, even! Why does the process cause anguish and the plan become ineffective? These are few reasons...