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2009 - 2010

Date / Time / Location

Event / Topic

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Date:
Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Time:
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Location:
Barry University (Kostka Room- located in Thompson Hall, please enter campus on 111th street)

Kick Off Event:
Community Conversation/
Ice Cream Social

Topic:
What does it mean to be a citizen?
Discussion on the Political Aspects of Citizenship in preparation for Senator Graham’s presentation

Host:
Miami Shores Education Task Force

Facilitator(s):
Dr. Sean Foreman & Barry University Students

Date:
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
(see schedule)

Time:
Various times (see schedule)

Location:
Barry University (various locations, see schedule)

Ending Poverty: The Challenge of our Generation

• Attend a variety of sessions based on the social justice topic of poverty
• Meet Dr. Ellis Jones, co-author of The Better World Handbook and author of The Better World Shopping Guide

Host:
Barry University

Facilitator(s)
Dr. Ellis Jones and others

Date:
Saturday October 24, 2009

Time:
7:30 am

Location:
Miami Country Day School
Contact: Marilyn Greenfield
305-779-7241

Walk for Cancer
• Service Project
• 5K walk around the Miami Shores Area
• Pep Rally
• Proceeds go to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Host:
Miami Country Day School

Date:
Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Time:
10:00am: Lecture
10:45am: Q&A Session
11:15am: Book signing/photo
opportunity

Location:
Barry University, Broad Center for the Performing Arts

Fall Key Note Presentation:

• Resource: America The Owner’s Manual Making Government Work For You by Senator Bob Graham
• Open to all CLP middle, high school and college students

Host:
Community Learning Partnership

Speaker:
Senator Bob Graham

Moderator:
Dr. Sean Foreman, Barry University

Date:
Saturday, December 5, 2009

Time:
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location:
Barry University

Barry Special Christmas:
• Service Project
• School Performances

Host:
Barry University

Date:
Thursday, January 21, 2010

Time:
TBA

Location:
The Cushman School

Community Conversation

Host:
The Cushman School

Facilitator(s):
The Cushman School

Date: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Time:
7:00pm-8:00pm

Location:
Miami Country Day School
Contact:  Shannon Reardon
305-779-7210

What educational choices do I have for my children?

Join local education consultants as they answer your questions and go through the details about the various schooling options for your children (Independent, Parochial, Public, Charter, etc), financial considerations and more.

Host:
Miami Country Day School

Date:
Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Time:
7:00pm-8:00pm

Location:
Miami Country Day School
Contact:  Shannon Reardon
305-779-7210

What are the 21st Century Learning Skills?

Learn from a panel of experts about the skills your children will need for the future:  Fine Arts, Communication, Technology, Critical & Creative Thinking

Host:
Miami Country Day School

Date:
February 22 and 23, 2010

Time:
8:00am-8:00pm each day

Location:
Barry University
Contact: Psychology Department between 9 am and 4 pm
(305) 899-3270

Black History Month
Read-A-Thon featuring What is the What by Daniel Eggers

In celebration of Black History Month, members of CLP schools will be reading What is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Dengby Dave Eggers, a stirring account of the Lost Boys of Sudan.

Host:
Barry University

Date:
March 6,  2010
Contact: Alice Burch

Miami Shores Unity Day Celebration

  • Service Project (Haitian Service Projects highlighted from each CLP school)
  • CLP presentation on Citizenship

Host:
Community Learning Partnership of Miami Shores

Date:
March 16, 2010

Time:
9:00-9:45 – Assembly
9:45-10:30 – Breakout sessions

Location:
Miami Country Day School Gym
Contact: Jenny Knight
305-759-2843

Community Conversation  
“Global Citizenship and World Religions”

  • World religions and global citizenship presentation by MCDS students
  • all CLP students participate in world religion symposium

Host:
Miami Country Day School

 

Date:
March 29- April 25, 2010
Location:
Barry University-Andy Gato Gallery

Contact: Kimberlee Blecha at
305-899-3401 or kblecha@mail.barry.edu

Partners in Health Photo Exhibit- “On the Same Map”

  • Exhibit of 100 photographs depicting poor communities around the world and the work being done between patients and local health workers to combat epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, hunger, poverty, and injustice
  • http://www.pih.org

Host:
Barry University

Date:
March 29, 2010
Time:
11:00am-12:30pm

Location:
Barry University-Shepard and Ruth K. Broad Center for the Performing Arts

Contact: Kimberlee Blecha at
305-899-3401 or kblecha@mail.barry.edu

Partners in Health Presentation by co-founder Paul Farmer

  • Paul Farmer will give an exclusive presentation, he is the Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti and works under Bill Clinton’s office at the UN. 
  • Presentation appropriate for grades 9-12
  • Paul Farmer’s biography
  • http://www.pih.org

Host:
Barry University

Date:
April, 2010

Community Conversation
 

Host:
Archbishop Curley High School