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Val ueCi nc i nnat i ,Ohi oENVIRONMENT•Salvages reusablebuilding materials forresale to the public,keeping them out oflandfillsEMPLOYS•People workforcedisadvantages
Vi neCi nc i nnat i ,Ohi oPROVIDES•Paid on-the-job trainingtailored for inner-cityresidentsHELPS•Overcome obstacles topursuing and maintainingstable employmentEDUCATES•Employees on topicsrelated to their desiredcareer
UCREW s wi l l : er• Gain valuable leadership experience• Learn about the emerging field of social enterprise• Meet other students from all over the city
UCREW s ar e f r om er …• Cincinnati Country Day • Madeira High School School • Moeller High School• Colerain High School • Mount Notre Dame• Dayton High School • Oak Hills• Diamond Oaks • Seven Hills• Elder High School • St. Xavier• Harrison High School • St. Ursula• Indian Hill High School • Summit Country Day• Kings High School School &&
Identify a social enterprise Turn an idea into reality Launch their own business Be an effective public speaker
Once a month, UCREWers will spend time volunteering at local social enterprises Where they will learn from people who are already running successful social enterprises!
Use all the knowledge and experience they’ve gained to create their own social enterprise THEY pick a problem, and THEY develop a business that will help solve it!
Backgr ound• 5th year for UCREW in Cincinnati• 2nd year that students are focusing on social enterprise
Bi g News!•Launching social enterprise curriculum in 6additional Ohio cities & Louisville, KY•Looking to expand program nationally in2013-2014 school year
Requi r ed Com i t m m ent s• Monthly meetings 1 Tuesday every month Content-based• Committee meeting 1 Tuesday every month Group-work based
Requi r ed Com i t m m ent s• Volunteering at local Social Enterprises 1 Saturday every month• 2-4 hours of work outside of meetings each month
How c an s t udent s earnpoi nt s ? Points Tasks50 Per 5 tickets sold/people recruited for launch event100 Per attendance at each volunteer activity100 Per attendance at each monthly meeting100 Per attendance at each committee meeting100 Parent attends Parent Meeting200 Attend Launch Event200 Attend Kickoff Meeting in October
What c an s t udent s earn?Points Prize800 UGIVE Vintage Tee1250 Recognition at Culmination Event/ NYSS1500 Recommendation Letter1700 Profile and Video on UGIVE Blog, linked to Social Media1850 Buy one, get one at Culmination Event/NYSS2000 Entered in drawing to go to National Conference
To earn points, you have to sign up for ALLmeetings and volunteer activities on theUGIVE site! Its easy, just search for the opportunities for Cincinnati UCREW then click the "Sign up" button.
AMPLI FYSaturday, March 16th 2013•Students will pitch their business idea totheir family, friends, teachers, and the localcommunity
Cul m nat i on i Event• Each UCREW will be invited to share their business idea with the other UCREW programs• Will be a celebration of all of the hard work UCREWers did throughout the year!
Fl ex Cr edi t Opt i ons• Students in Ohio are able to apply to receive high school credit for participation in the UCREW program• Students are responsible for pursuing this, not UGIVE.ORG; however, UGIVE.ORG staff will support their efforts in any way possible
Fl ex Cr edi t Opt i ons• Pre-approved by Columbus City Schools • 1 credit for Small Business Development• Students attempting to receive credit MUST complete all of the work/activities that are in the UCREW book; and deliver the business pitch to a class/student group at their school
Fl ex Cr edi t Quest i ons• School administrators and counselors are best to answer questions about the policy at your child’s school• More info about the Ohio Department of Education policy on flex credit can be found on their website