Corporation for National and Community Service
The North East Denver Youth Engagement Zone
Vision: A thriving civic culture through youth leadership and engagement
Mission: Northeast Denver Youth Engagement Zone (NDYEZ) is a collaboration that connects schools, community agencies, businesses, parents, youth and residents in a concerted effort to create multiple community-based learning experiences for youth to:
Watershed STEM Initiative
Learn and Serve America is the lead sponsor of Earth Force's Watershed STEM Initiative. The Watershed STEM Initiative engages school districts in seven communities (Louisville, KThrough programs and grants, the Corporation for National and Community Service provides human capital, people power, to help organizations address emerging needs in their community. Each year, national and community service participants and grantees recruit hundreds of thousands of volunteers, who donate millions of hours of service to their communities.
KUPEE Energy Initiative
Earth Force is excited to be a subgrantee on a Learn and Serve America grant to the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education (KUPEE). The project incorporates service learning into the teacher preparation programs at four Kentucky state universities. The KUPEE Energy Initiative develops the capacity of KUPEE members to increase environmental knowledge of the citizenry of the Commonwealth. The KUPEE Energy Initiative incorporates Earth Force's service learning approach into the methods and practice courses at each university. Through the project pre-service educators in Kentucky are developing the means to foster civic skills in the next generation of Kentuckians.