One World Education News

June 3, 2013
One World Education's programs are generating strong positive gains in the teaching and learning of writing in schools across the Capital Region.  While we have plenty of evaluative data, our supporters often ask for more personal stories about our impact from students, teachers, and administrators in particular schools. In 2013 the One World Writing Program was implemented in Eastern High School, a DC Public School in Ward 6. With support from Companies for Causes, OWEd led it's professional... Read more
May 28, 2013
On June 6th, thousands of area residents are going to show their support for their neighbors and their communities by participating in Do More 24, a 24-hour online fundraiser for nonprofits throughout the national capital area. Powered by United Way of the National Capital Area, this innovative fundraiser will raise funds for nonprofits such as One World Education to provide the support we need to continue doing important work in our community. For Do More 24 to succeed, we need you to help... Read more
May 28, 2013
One World Education is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington to be featured in the 2013-14 Catalogue. A panel of over 100 expert reviewers from area foundations, corporate giving programs, and peer non-profit organizations evaluated over 210 applications; One World Education is one of 73 outstanding nonprofits to be featured in print this year. Now in its eleventh year, the Catalogue’s mission is to connect caring citizens with... Read more
May 23, 2013
One World Education continues to be recognized by local foundations, recently receiving a generous, second-year grant from The Herb Block Foundation. The foundation, set up to honor the bequest of political cartoonist Herb Block, is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged.  OWEd was awarded a grant through its Pathways Out of Poverty program, which focuses on helping needy young... Read more
May 23, 2013
OWEd is pleased to announce that the Children's Charities Foundation recently renewed it's support for our organization with another grant. Children's Charities is a well-known local foundation that sponsors a number of annual events such as the BB&T Classic,  the BasketBall Gala, and Coats for Kids.  They also fund non-profit organizations that support disadvantaged and at-risk children by strengthening their health and welfare, supporting strong and cohesive families,... Read more
April 2, 2013
The One World Education Supporter of the Month for April is Wells Fargo, one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, serving one in three US households and employing one in 500 working Americans. It has team members in more than 35 countries outside the US, serving 70 million customers in more than 130 countries around the world. Wells Fargo is proud to support organizations working to strengthen our communities, giving back to non-profits and educational institutions that... Read more
February 12, 2013
In 2013, the One World Writing Program at Eastern High School is being generously supported by Companies for Causes. Companies for Causes is a group of CEO's of closely held mid-sized companies who have joined forces to make a collective impact on their community. Their first project's goal is to improve high school graduation rates at Eastern High School. They are encouraging more funding for DC public schools, along with more collaboration between well-established non-profits and newer... Read more
January 9, 2013
The first event in our Ambassador Speaker Series was a huge success and we are excited to announce that the next one will be held in February. Six students - published One World Ambassadors - will again read their Reflections and field questions from the audience about their essays and the writing process. Some of the topics to be addressed include Bolivia's National Pride, The Message Behind the Music, and Global Migration:Moving to America.   When: Saturday, February 9, 2013,... Read more
December 17, 2012
On November 17, Executive Director Eric Goldstein was the keynote speaker at the first local TEDx Youth Event, which also featured a number of OWEd Student Ambassadors presenting their Reflections, which illustrated the event's theme of Dream Big...then do it!   To listen to Eric's talk, click on the video to the right or visit our Video & Media page.  We will be adding videos of the students in the future, so stay tuned! Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas... Read more
December 12, 2012
The One World Education Supporter of the Month for December is The Washington Examiner. Distributed Sunday-Friday,  it is read by more than 1 million people in print and online each week. It provides readers with a free, comprehensive local, national, and world news report. We value The Washington Examiner's support and are proud to have them as one of our major partners.  If you have - or know of - interested girls ages 11 to 18, then don't miss The Washington Examiner's... Read more