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Are you looking for better opportunities? Do you need something to do this summer? Well we have great news for you! Each student who participates in ServiceWorks will receive 50 community service hours.
Register today! Check out the details below!
We are excited to announce that the STL Youth Jobs: Ferguson Forward initiative will continue on with a new cohort of youth this summer. The application for youth is available now at: http://mersgoodwill.org/stl-youth-jobs-ferguson/. If you know youth that live in 63135 or 63136, please let them know about this opportunity. There are more details in the flyer below!
If you are a current employer that is interested in continuing on with us as an employer this summer, please fill out the employer intake form below and submit it ASAP.
2015 Employer Intake Form
Also, if you know of other businesses in North County that could use extra help this summer or would like the opportunity to mentor youth, please share the employer flyer with them.
Thank You for making experiences like this in North County a success!!
The Ferguson Fourth of July Committee is offering a Youth Achievement Award to students who meet criteria. Students must live in the city limits of Ferguson and must be completing grades 9-12.
- Academic achievement
- School activities
- Volunteer work
- Personal achievement
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND THE APPLICATION!
$200 PRIZE FOR THE WINNERS!
Drop off your one page poem at the Ferguson Library Auditorium
35 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson, MO 63135
Saturday, May 16, 2015 between the hours of
- (1) page TYPED poem on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper
- 500 words maximum
- Topic or theme must be about FERGUSON
- Type your first & last name on the poem
- Contestants do not have to live in Ferguson to participate
- Must be between the ages of 13-18 years old to participate. One winner from each age group (Group #1)13-15yrs (Group #2) 16-18yrs
Poem can be about your view of Ferguson before August 2014, after August 2014, the present state of Ferguson, your view of the future of Ferguson, or any other perspective you may have.
Your thoughts, unique perspective and interpretations are encouraged and important. Poems can represent any point of view. Winners will be determined by I.C.E.
YOUR POEM WILL BE FEATURED IN A BOOK OF STUDENT POETRY IF YOU WISH TO SUBMIT IT
Award presentation will be held on Saturday, May, 23, 2015 at 12:30pm in the Ferguson Library Auditorium. (Winners will be notified prior to May 23rd)
Contest sponsored by the Institute for Community Economics
Be part of Give STL Day and make a difference in St. Louis!
According to givestlday.org,
“Give STL Day is a 24-hour giving event with local impact. Donate to the nonprofits working on the causes YOU care about. More than 790 nonprofit organizations have signed up to participate and will be raising much needed dollars with your help!
Give STL Day also kicks off the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation’s 100th birthday, and we are joining hundreds of community foundations across the country for the biggest gives day in history.
There will also be prizes and incentives awarded throughout the day to help make your donation dollars go even further!”
We can’t be prosperous without our supporters. April 25, 2015 was a successful event for FYI, our 1st annual banquet and we THANK YOU!
GiveStlDay is another opportunity to support young people; BEYOND FERGUSON! Make your mark on the region! Give to one or more nonprofits on www.givestlday.org #givestlday @stlouisgives
Join PYC – Positive Youth Corps! Perform in parades and festivals. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org!
The first camp is at the Dellwood Recreation Center! Saturday, April 25, 2015 1pm- 5pm!