New Generations:10 Tips for DistrictProgram Chairs
Agenda1. Panelist: Diana White2. Tips 1-53. Panelist: George Keeling4. Tips 6-105. Question and answer session6. Resources
Diana White     • Past District Governor, D7020     • 2012-13 RI New Generations       Committee Chair     • Assistant Rot...
Interact Club of Abaco
Rotaract Club of BVI at a Children’s Home
Rotaract club of Cayman board meeting
The Rotary Family Circle
Develop a Toolbox
Tool Box Starter ListCreate a list for bothclub leaders anddistrict leaders.
Communicate!• Conduct symposiums/open panel discussions with Rotarians and  Rotaractors.• Work closely with Interact advis...
Integrate!• Use the expertise of younger generations as speakers on  technology and teen issues.• Find out what fellowship...
Where is the Key to the Toolbox?
Regular communicationJoint projects and fundraisers
Foundation grants forRotaract & Interact projects
Meaningful personal relationships          Mentorship        Mutual Respect
ListeningSharing of ideas
Attending New Generations meetings      Building a Rotary family
WhatWillYourToolsBuild?
1Request a District Activity Report  District Chairs should request a status report for the Interact  and Rotaract clubs i...
From the district     Know who your Rotaract     clubs are. Compare your     district’s list of clubs with     RI’s as cha...
Promote your program and increasemembership
Promote your program and increasemembership    Ask Interactors which issues    they are passionate about.    Support them ...
Promote your program and increasemembership  Explore both university and  community based clubs to ensure  young people in...
Promote your program and increasemembership    Have former Youth Exchange    participants speak at Interact    club meetin...
Promote your program and increasemembership     Re-think your RYLA activities to     appeal to the upper age range     of ...
Q: What skills would you bring to a Rotary club as amember that you developed through Rotaract?         The passion to con...
3Connect your district and  participants with social media     Twitter chats          e-meetings              Help us make...
From the district      Send a monthly email to the      club presidents, or begin a      newsletter to share event      in...
4Convene a peace forum or New  Generations conference             Bring New Generation participants             together  ...
From the district     Try to arrange a meeting at     District Assembly for the     students. Let Interactors     present ...
5Encourage service for all New  Generations participants
Encourage service for all NewGenerations participants   Work with one of   Rotary’s partners
George H. Keeling     Rotary Club of Thomasville,     District 6900     Interact Faculty Adviser     Club Chairman, RYLA  ...
A New Generations Tip:Offer Interact faculty advisers honorary             membership.
A Simple Procedure   Enrolling your existing and new Interact   faculty advisers as honorary Rotarians.Discuss honorary me...
Current ResultsInteract faculty adviser recognition initiallyshows merit in District 6900, Rotary club of           Thomas...
New Generations Support The Fifth Avenue of Service approved by theCouncil on Legislation facilitates a worldwideopportuni...
New Interact Clubs!
Home School Interact club
Faculty adviser luncheon
6   Visit Rotary Showcase
From the districtTo make a difference, we need youngRotaractors and experiencedRotarians working together.-D1830 Interact ...
Provide resources for NewGenerations program alumni
Plan a celebration for graduating    RYLA or Interact students
From a RotaractorOur Rotaract club introduced analumni officer to keep ex-members incommunication with Rotaract clubevents...
Visit Rotaract clubs in your district topromote the benefits of Rotary membership
Hold a RYLA networking night
From the district     RYLA will be the vehicle that     opens or engages their     social conscience and they     will rem...
8Consider a mentoring program to  promote leadership skills      A mentoring program may      look different than you     ...
What Rotaractors want to     learn from a mentor  Time management     Leadership skillsNetworking         Public speaking
Rotarians can learn from New  Generations participants
New Generations participants can   mentor younger students
Rotarians can continue to mentor        program alumni
Former YEX students can mentor   current exchange students
From the district     Trust in those you are     leading and work together     with them, mentor them,     and learn from ...
Highlight your success with RIrecognition possibilities
Connect with other district chairs
Questions?
From the districtThis is just one year, so make itcount. Leave a legacy that isyours alone. Seek a specific goalthat you w...
Contact Us        Email              Social Mediarotaract@rotary.org        Like Rotaract &interact@rotary.org        Inte...
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  1. 1. New Generations:10 Tips for DistrictProgram Chairs
  2. 2. Agenda1. Panelist: Diana White2. Tips 1-53. Panelist: George Keeling4. Tips 6-105. Question and answer session6. Resources
  3. 3. Diana White • Past District Governor, D7020 • 2012-13 RI New Generations Committee Chair • Assistant Rotary Coordinator 11- 13, RI Zone 34 • Advisory Committee Member, RI Director Zones 33-34
  4. 4. Interact Club of Abaco
  5. 5. Rotaract Club of BVI at a Children’s Home
  6. 6. Rotaract club of Cayman board meeting
  7. 7. The Rotary Family Circle
  8. 8. Develop a Toolbox
  9. 9. Tool Box Starter ListCreate a list for bothclub leaders anddistrict leaders.
  10. 10. Communicate!• Conduct symposiums/open panel discussions with Rotarians and Rotaractors.• Work closely with Interact advisers and fit scheduled events with the school calendar
  11. 11. Integrate!• Use the expertise of younger generations as speakers on technology and teen issues.• Find out what fellowship appeals to all generations (games, puzzles, problem solving, fundraising ideas).
  12. 12. Where is the Key to the Toolbox?
  13. 13. Regular communicationJoint projects and fundraisers
  14. 14. Foundation grants forRotaract & Interact projects
  15. 15. Meaningful personal relationships Mentorship Mutual Respect
  16. 16. ListeningSharing of ideas
  17. 17. Attending New Generations meetings Building a Rotary family
  18. 18. WhatWillYourToolsBuild?
  19. 19. 1Request a District Activity Report District Chairs should request a status report for the Interact and Rotaract clubs in his or her district Use the reports to ensure clubs have provided updated contact information to Rotary Email rotaract@rotary.org for a district Rotaract report, or email interact@rotary.org for a district Interact report
  20. 20. From the district Know who your Rotaract clubs are. Compare your district’s list of clubs with RI’s as chances are they won’t match. -D7850 Rotaract Chair, USA
  21. 21. Promote your program and increasemembership
  22. 22. Promote your program and increasemembership Ask Interactors which issues they are passionate about. Support them in completing service projects in these areas.
  23. 23. Promote your program and increasemembership Explore both university and community based clubs to ensure young people in your community and district have the opportunity to connect with Rotary at every stage in their education and careers.
  24. 24. Promote your program and increasemembership Have former Youth Exchange participants speak at Interact club meetings to share their experience abroad.
  25. 25. Promote your program and increasemembership Re-think your RYLA activities to appeal to the upper age range of New Generations.
  26. 26. Q: What skills would you bring to a Rotary club as amember that you developed through Rotaract? The passion to confront the issues that are pressing in our generation. New energy for a Rotary club. -Rotaractor in the Philippines
  27. 27. 3Connect your district and participants with social media Twitter chats e-meetings Help us make New Generations Programs more visible. e-newsletters Facebook chats
  28. 28. From the district Send a monthly email to the club presidents, or begin a newsletter to share event information. Add a Rotaract section to your district site and section in your district newsletter. -D6080, Rotaract Chair, USA
  29. 29. 4Convene a peace forum or New Generations conference Bring New Generation participants together Suggested topics of discussion: - District or club challenges/goals - Benefits of your program - Solutions to community issues (violence, bullying)
  30. 30. From the district Try to arrange a meeting at District Assembly for the students. Let Interactors present to the Rotarians. Let them have their own meeting in conjunction with the adults. -D6710 Interact Chair, USA
  31. 31. 5Encourage service for all New Generations participants
  32. 32. Encourage service for all NewGenerations participants Work with one of Rotary’s partners
  33. 33. George H. Keeling Rotary Club of Thomasville, District 6900 Interact Faculty Adviser Club Chairman, RYLA Scholarships District Interact Chair for Southern Georgia Interact clubs
  34. 34. A New Generations Tip:Offer Interact faculty advisers honorary membership.
  35. 35. A Simple Procedure Enrolling your existing and new Interact faculty advisers as honorary Rotarians.Discuss honorary membershipPresent to your local Rotary club for approvalConduct a formal enrollment
  36. 36. Current ResultsInteract faculty adviser recognition initiallyshows merit in District 6900, Rotary club of Thomasville, Georgia.
  37. 37. New Generations Support The Fifth Avenue of Service approved by theCouncil on Legislation facilitates a worldwideopportunity for Rotarians to exchange newideas to grow youth programs.
  38. 38. New Interact Clubs!
  39. 39. Home School Interact club
  40. 40. Faculty adviser luncheon
  41. 41. 6 Visit Rotary Showcase
  42. 42. From the districtTo make a difference, we need youngRotaractors and experiencedRotarians working together.-D1830 Interact Chair, Germany
  43. 43. Provide resources for NewGenerations program alumni
  44. 44. Plan a celebration for graduating RYLA or Interact students
  45. 45. From a RotaractorOur Rotaract club introduced analumni officer to keep ex-members incommunication with Rotaract clubevents & fundraisers.-Rotaractor, UK
  46. 46. Visit Rotaract clubs in your district topromote the benefits of Rotary membership
  47. 47. Hold a RYLA networking night
  48. 48. From the district RYLA will be the vehicle that opens or engages their social conscience and they will remember an incredible Rotary experience for the rest of their lives. -D5370 RYLA Chair, Canada
  49. 49. 8Consider a mentoring program to promote leadership skills A mentoring program may look different than you expect.
  50. 50. What Rotaractors want to learn from a mentor Time management Leadership skillsNetworking Public speaking
  51. 51. Rotarians can learn from New Generations participants
  52. 52. New Generations participants can mentor younger students
  53. 53. Rotarians can continue to mentor program alumni
  54. 54. Former YEX students can mentor current exchange students
  55. 55. From the district Trust in those you are leading and work together with them, mentor them, and learn from them. -RI RYLA Committee Member, D7950, USA
  56. 56. Highlight your success with RIrecognition possibilities
  57. 57. Connect with other district chairs
  58. 58. Questions?
  59. 59. From the districtThis is just one year, so make itcount. Leave a legacy that isyours alone. Seek a specific goalthat you want to achieve andstick to that goal.-D3790, District Interact Chair,Philippines
  60. 60. Contact Us Email Social Mediarotaract@rotary.org Like Rotaract &interact@rotary.org Interactryla@rotary.orgyouthexchange@rotary.org Follow @rotaract Watch Interact videos Join the Youth Exchange group

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