* I am so sorry this is late!! I somehow missed this assignment.
1. My project is called TP For All!
2.Dana Smiley (Portland, Oregon)
3. My project addresses Goal #3, Good Health and Wellbeing, as well as Goal #6, Clean Water and Sanitation
4. I had originally planned to work with an organization or the city of Portland to install compostable…[Read more]
1. My project is called TP for All!
2. I am the only member of my group, and I live in Portland, Oregon
3. My project addresses Goal #3, Good Health and Well Being, as well as Goal #6, Clean Water and Sanitation.
4. I am working to raise awareness for the sanitation issues faced by the homeless and do what I can to improve their conditions. I…[Read more]
Dana Smiley replied to the topic ASSIGNMENT #4: Action (due December 26 at 12 p.m. EST) in the forum Assignments 8 months ago
Short Term Goals:
I want to find a partner in Portland who wants to achieve something similar to what I do that could contribute to my project. I would like to have identified a partner by 12/28/16.
I want to identify how great the need for compostable toilets and other sanitation materials are in homeless communities and use that information…[Read more]
Dana Smiley replied to the topic ASSIGNMENT #3: Preparation(due December 16 at 8 a.m. EST) in the forum Assignments 8 months, 1 week ago
I watched the NYLC Lift video on Youth Voice. I chose to share this topic because all of us are currently youth, and I wanted to know more about it. I learned that when students are able to have a voice and participate in things, they are engaged. All service learning should include students, guided by adults and a basic outline. Leadership taken…[Read more]
Dana Smiley replied to the topic ASSIGNMENT #2: Investigation and Planning (due December 9 at 8 a.m. EST) in the forum Assignments 8 months, 2 weeks ago
I completed my walk-out activity in the area around my school rather than in my neighborhood. My high school is located in the middle of downtown Portland, and I was able to observe many things, including the wide variety of people living in my city and countless beautiful parks and trees. Unfortunately, I also saw a pretty high number of tent…[Read more]
Dana Smiley replied to the topic ASSIGNMENT #1: Introduce yourself! (Due December 2 at 12 p.m. EST) in the forum Assignments 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Hi! My name is Dana Smiley and I am in 9th grade. I currently live in Portland, Oregon. I love playing classical piano and traveling to new places. I am hoping to help implement a positive change in difficult situations throughout the world. I am also looking forward to meeting new people and learning new things!