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Summer Of Solutions - Callista Perry & team

  1. 1. Summer of Solutions Creating opportunities, Building community, Designing solutions Together in the City of Worcester
  2. 2. <ul><li>A two-month, cooperative summer learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>seeking to address environmental, social, and </li></ul><ul><li>economic issues in the Worcester area. </li></ul><ul><li>Summer of Solutions will empower participants (&quot;solutionaries&quot;) to develop skills to create real change and do something incredible and meaningful with their summer! </li></ul>What Is Summer of Solutions?
  3. 3. Goals of the Program: <ul><li>Create a collaborative community that will address energy and environmental justice issues facing Worcester. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To create pulic spaces and opportunities for involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To build healthy, just communities and sustainable green jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To build the local green economy and community-level energy solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To share ideas and learn from each other as a community </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How will we do this?? <ul><li>Bring together 30-40 Solutionaries in Worcester! </li></ul><ul><li>Develop 3 hands-on collaborative projects for Solutionaries to work on in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residential Energy Efficiency, Local Food, Green Jobs, and Sustainable Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hold public forums, events, potlucks, workshops, speakers, and open mics through-out the program </li></ul><ul><li>Share knowledge through skill-shares run by Solutionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Have a fun summer together! </li></ul>
  5. 5. How will the money be used? <ul><li>Project Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Renting spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Training for projects </li></ul><ul><li>Supplying Food for community events </li></ul><ul><li>Providing need based financial support to participants </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bike maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gas money (if completely necessary) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recruitment/Printing Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fliers, posters, pamphlets </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How will Summer of Solutions benefit the Clark Community? <ul><li>It will create a stronger bond between the Worcester community and the Clark community by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offering Clark students all the opportunity to participate! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating opportunities for collaboration between Solutionaries and local organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offering Solutionaries the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge on community-based skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building a strong community for social change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop leadership on Clark campus! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Thank you for your consideration! <ul><li>Please vote for Summer of Solutions and help us bring this idea to life in Worcester! </li></ul><ul><li>For more information, check out: www. summerofsolutionsworcester .org </li></ul>-The Summer of Solutions Worcester Planning Team Ashley Trull (2010) Callista Perry (2011) Chris Traft (2010) Diana Dunlap (2011) Jeremy Weiss (2010) Lila Trowbridge (2012) Steph Richardson (2011) Tim Sossa (2012)

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