Kids for Positive Change

  • Location
    Ashtabula, Ohio
  • Status
    Complete
  • Age Level
    11 to 13 Years
    14 to 18 Years
    8 to 10 Years

The Problem

We want to educate kids and adult about climate change and empower them to make a positive change toward a sustainable future!

Our Plan

Continue to film the Kids for Positive Change Series to educate kids and adults about endangered species, climate change and factory farming and empower them to take positive action!

Themes Addressed

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    Advocacy
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    Biodiversity Loss
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    Climate Change
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    Factory Farming

The Benefit

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    Animals
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    Environment
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    People

Here is how the project went:

Great! We successfully produced eight, thirty minute Kids for Positive Change episodes with local students, expert guests from around the world, R&S Youth Leadership Council students, and other kids from across the national. Episodes are now airing on local PBS stations and on PBS Learning Media!

Through this project I/we learned:

Students are willing to go the distance to reach a goal. Due to Covid-19, we needed to film outdoors in March, in NE Ohio. It was cold and uncomfortable, but students gave it their all and truly accomplished the task at hand!

What I/we might change:

It would be wonderful to have funding to hire a production company to take care of production needs so I, and my small team could focus the majority of time on involving more students.

My/our favorite part of this project was:

Filming! It was challenging, but we had fun!

Some tips, tricks or fun facts about the project:

Be prepared. Have students help with researching scripts - its a fantastic way to get them involved in community action!

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