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  • Wildwoods Boardmember awarded Fulbright Scholarship | Wildwoods Foundation
    establishment in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late Senator J William Fulbright of Arkansas the Fulbright Program has provided approximately 294 000 people 108 160 Americans who have studied taught or researched abroad and 178 340 students scholars and teachers from other countries who have engaged in similar activities in the United States with the opportunity to observe each others political economic educational and cultural institutions to exchange ideas and to embark on joint ventures of importance to the general welfare of the world s inhabitants The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields Among the thousands of prominent Fulbright alumni are Muhammad Yunus Managing Director and Founder Grameen Bank and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 Javier Solana Foreign Policy Chief European Union Ruth Simmons President Brown University Craig Barrett Chairman of the Board Intel Corporation Shamshad Akhtar the first woman to hold the position of Governor State Bank of Pakistan Alejandro Jara Deputy Director General World Trade Organization Raoul Cantero Justice Florida Supreme Court Renee Fleming soprano Gish Jen Writer Daniel Libeskind Architect Aneesh Raman CNN Middle East Correspondent and Sibusiso Sibisi President and CEO Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa Fulbright recipients are among more than 40 000 individuals participating in U S Department of State exchange programs each year For more than sixty years the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has supported programs that seek to promote mutual understanding and respect between the people of the United States and the people of other countries The Fulbright U S Scholar Program is administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars Tagged Share This Story Related Posts

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/wildwoods-boardmember-awarded-fulbright-scholarship/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Silver Lake Leaders Support Full Circle | Wildwoods Foundation
    Council is proud to be supportive of Wildwoods and Full Circle for we are delighted with this key educational endeavor that teaches and inspires so many Silver Lake students Back to School header Help from Council District 4 The SLNC grant matches the financial contributions of the two Councilmembers who also provide buses for the field trips that are such an integral part of Full Circle I am happy to support nature education programs at Silver Lake elementary schools through the Wildwoods Foundation said Councilmember LaBonge The Full Circle program gets students outside to experience nature and learn from it The health and educational benefits of this program are obvious Help from Council District 13 In addition to the transportation support Council President Garcetti has pledged financial support for the beautification components that are part of the students upcoming community service projects that concludes each class participation in Full Circle Wildwoods connects kids with each other and their environment and helps them develop a positive empowering vision of their place in our community said City Council President Eric Garcetti Wildwoods Commitment Six years ago we made a commitment to the community and to the schools of Silver Lake when we began Full Circle at Mayberry Elementary School said Dwain Wilson Executive Director of the Wildwoods Foundation As the Full Circle program has grown and expanded so too has that commitment grown as we re now also bringing Full Circle to schools in Echo Park and Hollywood That commitment was and continues to be a dedication to supporting public education and to providing teachers with tools and techniques that they can use long after the conclusion of the program Wilson continued Quite honestly Full Circle is often compared to programs that you d expect to find at a private school But we believe that every child deserves to have this kind of learning opportunity not just those kids whose parents can afford to send them to private schools Ivanhoe fifth grade teacher Kim Jones agrees A Teacher s Perspective Full Circle enriches the curriculum beyond what is possible in the traditional classroom setting Jones said The students are engaged in meaningful team building activities that promote scientific inquiry and builds awareness of connections within the community Jones currently in the midst of her second Full Circle program went on to say I wish every class I have could participate in Full Circle In fact I wish every school in the district could participate This is the kind of program that could really make a difference in a child s life How To Help You can help support the Full Circle program in local schools by making a donation via the link at the top of this page Tagged Share This Story Related Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 30 Apr 2016 0 Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles We Can Do Better 03 Oct 2015 0 We Can Do Better Wildwoods is

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/silver-lake-leaders-support-full-circle/ (2016-05-01)
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  • REI Supports Wildwoods | Wildwoods Foundation
    our own Annually REI dedicates a portion of its operating profits to help protect and restore the environment increase access to outdoor activities and encourage involvement in responsible outdoor recreation REI employees nominate organizations projects and programs in which they are personally involved to receive funding or gear donations During the Full Circle program we invite REI staff to each class prior to their trip to the Santa Monica Mountains for a pre trip classroom presentation about Leave No Trace practices said Executive Director Dwain Wilson As a result these students have a deeper understanding of the fragile ecosystem they are entering We notice a profound difference in the on the trail behavior of students who participate in this presentation versus that of prior students The REI classroom visit has become an important part of the Full Circle program and it s definitely something that we want to continue Tagged Share This Story Related Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 30 Apr 2016 0 Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles We Can Do Better 03 Oct 2015 0 We Can Do Better Wildwoods is Hiring 04 Aug 2015 0 Wildwoods is Hiring No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/rei-supports-wildwoods/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Earth Day | Wildwoods Foundation
    admin No Comment Wildwoods on Air Outreach A few days before Earth Day last month Wildwoods Foundation founder and executive director Dwain Wilson visited the studio of KIIS FM to chat with Alex host of the show Community Read More Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention Volunteers Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 7 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 7 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day at Getty House Fou 3 days ago Wildwoods Foundation BIGGEST challenge to urban k 4 days ago Wildwoods Foundation Gray skies over LA in honor 6 days ago Recent Blog Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/tag/earth-day/ (2016-05-01)
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  • New Wildwoods Board Leadership | Wildwoods Foundation
    Lead Naturalist with the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Taking over the duties of Board Secretary is Jullian Harris Calvin Ms Calvin serves as the Director of Administration for City Councilman Tom LaBonge in Council District 4 Wildwoods Foundation founder and executive director Dwain Wilson said We are excited about our new officers They bring a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the table and I think that will have a definite effect on the organization I think they will shepherd us through this tough economy and help us expand and diversify as the opportunities present I look forward to working with them in the future Board officers serve a term of two years Mr Wilson went on to say We are also extremely thankful for the service of our departing officers Chair Jordan Ramer Vice Chair Stephanie Horn and Secretary Charles Taylor They were instrumental in helping Wildwoods grow from a tiny group serving only a couple of schools to a more substantial organization with tremendous potential A complete list of members of the Administrative and Advisory Boards is available here Tagged Share This Story Related Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 30 Apr 2016 0 Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles We Can Do Better 03 Oct 2015 0 We Can Do Better Wildwoods is Hiring 04 Aug 2015 0 Wildwoods is Hiring No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/new-wildwoods-board-leadership/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Wildwoods at Kidspace | Wildwoods Foundation
    see and do for the whole family at Kidspace So come on out and join in the fun The Kidspace Children s Museum is located at 480 N Arroyo Blvd Pasadena CA 91103 next to the Rose Bowl Tagged Share This Story Related Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 30 Apr 2016 0 Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles We Can Do Better 03 Oct 2015 0 We Can Do Better Wildwoods is Hiring 04 Aug 2015 0 Wildwoods is Hiring No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention Volunteers Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/wildwoods-at-kidspace/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Wildwoods and the GreyBird Foundation | Wildwoods Foundation
    city where they perform the band invites nonprofit organizations to the concert to help them promote their work The Wildwoods Foundation has been selected as one of the groups to be a part of the band s Los Angeles show at the beautiful Greek Theater in Griffith Park on Tuesday July 21 Also performing are Michael Frant i and Augustana With a 16 year legacy the Counting Crows are one of the most respected bands around both for their songwriting skills and their social conscience Plus they always put on an amazing show So come on out for some great music on a summer night and be sure to stop by our table to say hello Tagged Share This Story Related Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 30 Apr 2016 0 Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles We Can Do Better 03 Oct 2015 0 We Can Do Better Wildwoods is Hiring 04 Aug 2015 0 Wildwoods is Hiring No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine Tasting A Drop in the Bucket Year One Wildwoods Halloween Beer Bus We Can Do Better Have an Ecoliterate Year Wildwoods is Hiring Categories California Schools Community Engagement Ecoliteracy Environmental Education Los Angeles Public Schools Oakgrove Oakgrove Scrapbook Outreach Science Education Service Projects Special Events Sponsors Supporters STEM Stop violence Teacher Education Uncategorized Violence Prevention Volunteers Twitter Facebook Wildwoods Foundation Attn Soda Drinkers We need 7 hours ago So it s come to this http www wildwoodsfound 7 hours ago More shenanigans from Earth Day

    Original URL path: http://www.wildwoodsfoundation.org/wildwoods-and-the-greybird-foundation/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Team Wildwoods Rides (and Runs) Again! | Wildwoods Foundation
    may have heard about including the new 5 25 date and new local owners While there are new owners and a new date 2009 marks a return to the course routes of earlier years for both the Marathon and the Acura LA Bike Tour The Marathon will begin and end downtown starting at 6th and Figueroa with the finish line on Flower between 5th and 6th Streets The LA Bike Tour will begin and end at the USC campus These LA Marathon facts remain the same More than 26 miles of streets will be closed More than 25 000 runners and walkers and more than 15 000 bike riders will take to those streets Thousands more citizens of every size shape and color will line those streets to cheer on the runners walkers and riders The LA Marathon is a great day to be a part of LA and it s a great way to help get the word out about the work that we do Plus our guilt free finish line party is a blast Join Team Wildwoods and help support the Wildwoods Foundation Building Community by Exploring Nature Join or Support Team Wildwoods here http WildwoodsFoundation kintera org LAMarathon Tagged Share This Story Related Posts Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 30 Apr 2016 0 Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles We Can Do Better 03 Oct 2015 0 We Can Do Better Wildwoods is Hiring 04 Aug 2015 0 Wildwoods is Hiring No Comment You can post first response comment Leave A Comment Click here to cancel reply Name required Email required Website Comment Featured Recent Posts The Impact of Full Circle on Science Education Attention Soda drinkers We need your empty 2 liter bottles 6th Annual Wildwoods Wine

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