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Community Service Project

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Presentation to the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha - Pi Omicron Omega delineating a community service project.

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Community Service Project

  1. 1. Community Service ProjectAkiaha Fuller, J’nai Adams, Alisha Fuller and Miranda Dalton
  2. 2. Focal Initiatives Initiative III Global Poverty Initiative V Social Justice and Human Rights Initiative
  3. 3. Community Service Project Goal OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE PARENT AND COMMUNITY AWARENESS OFCHILD HUNGER AND ITS CORRELATIONTO THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF CHILDREN.
  4. 4. LogisticsWho: Families of the Tucker Street CommunityWhat: Serving Lunch / Facilitating a Literacy WorkshopWhere: Caring Kitchen - 821 Tucker StWhen: Saturday, May 26, 2012Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
  5. 5. Our Community PartnersAlamance Partnership for ChildrenCaring KitchenRockingham Co. Head Start TeachersUNC TV
  6. 6. Caring KitchenEstablished January 1990Serves the Tucker Street CommunityServes the homeless and hungry Saturdays -11:30 am until 12:30pm Sunday - 12:30 pm until 1:30pm
  7. 7. Statistics on Caring Kitchen
  8. 8. Effects of Child Hunger on Academic PerformanceCognition and Academics Emotional & Social Well-Being • Undernourished children • Aggressive and anxious. 0-3 years of age cannot learn as much, as fast or • Teens are more likely to be as well. suspended from school and have difficulty getting along • Lack of enough nutritious with other kids. food impairs a child’s ability to concentrate and perform well in school.
  9. 9. The Facts on Literacy• One in six children who are not reading proficiently in third grade do not graduate from high school on time.• Graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students who were not proficient readers in third grade lagged far behind those for White students with the same reading skills.• Some argue that prisons are built on 3rd grade reading scores.We are trying to capture pre-k to 3rd gradewith our community service project.
  10. 10. According to the U.S. Department Agriculture, the percentage of Alamance County residents living in poverty grew to 15.2 in 2009, as did the number of Alamance County residents requesting food assistance.Thus, hunger continues to be a major issue within Alamance County. 2011 Alamance Community Assessment Report
  11. 11. Tucker St. Community• 50.8% are economically disadvantaged• 21.6% of children live in poverty• 91% of students are given free or reduced lunch
  12. 12. HARVEY R. NEWLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLPerformance of Students in Each Grade on the ABCs End-of-Grade Tests 2010-2011 Percentage of students scores at or above grade level*
  13. 13. HARVEY R. NEWLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Performance of Each Student Group on the ABCs End-of-Grade Tests 2010-2011The percentage of students, grouped by gender, ethnicity and other factors, who passed BOTH the reading and math tests.*
  14. 14. HARVEY R. NEWLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  15. 15. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  16. 16. Service Project Learning OutcomesAs a result of our literacy and hungercommunity service project, we will beable to: 1. Contribute to ending hunger through a partnership with a local hunger ministry 2. Increase parent and community awareness regarding the importance of family literacy 3. Increase children’s level of excitement about learning through reading and literacy activities. 4. Increase parent and community awareness on how hunger affects children’s academic performance
  17. 17. Schedule• 8:30am-9:00am – Travel to Caring Kitchen - 821 Tucker St.• 9:00am-10:30am – Serving Lunch• 10:30am -11:30am – Reading Groups • Groups will be divided by grade level – Literacy Activity • Create your own book, skit or story and book give away• 11:30am -11:45pm – Parent Session on Literacy• 11:45am-12:00pm - Wrap-up and Clean Up
  18. 18. Expressive Technique
  19. 19. Ways To Get Involved1. Donate preschool to 3rd grade books2. Donate perishable & nonperishable items3. Cash Donations4. Serving food at the organization5. Any items that can be used in the household
  20. 20. Questions and Concerns
  21. 21. References• http://www.elon.edu/e-web/students/religious_life/offcampus/assembly.xhtml• http://sandhills.news14.com/content/top_stories/618929/burlington-soup- kitchen-reaches-to-community-for-help• http://sandhills.news14.com/content/headlines/602910/caring-kitchen- nourishes-body--soul/• http://bag-church.org/Ministries/CaringKitchen.aspx• Source: Food Research and Action Center, School Breakfast Scorecard• USDA Household Food Security in the United States• Food Research and Action Center, “Hunger Doesnt Take a Vacation: Summer Nutrition Status Report• 2011 Alamance County Community Assessment Report• Harvey R. Newlin Elementary School’s 2010-2011 Report Card

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