May 25, 2011
One World Education’s annual Youth, Culture & Learning Celebration was held on April 28, 2011 and was a huge success! Nearly 200 people attended the event that celebrated the 2011 Student Ambassadors. Including the 2011 student ambassadors and their families, former OWEd student ambassadors, members of DCPS, friends of OWEd and members of the public. The program included speeches from former student ambassadors, readings from our 2011 student ambassadors, a keynote speech...
May 25, 2011
More than 500 local middle and high school students participated in the One World Education 2011 Culture & Global Issues Reflection Program. Meet our 2011 One World Student Ambassadors who will be published writers on our website. Their One World Reflections will be aligned with a complete curriculum to increase engagement in classroom learning.
One World Reflection: Exploring Religion in Israel
School: The Field School, Washington, DC
May 19, 2011
In March of 2011, One World Education voted for Glen Parrillo to be the organization's new Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Glen's extensive background includes more than 19 years of senior financial management and operational experience in helping both emerging growth and established companies mitigate risk, enhance revenue, optimize sales and marketing effectiveness, implement cost reductions, and improve supply chain strategies. Additionally, Glen has served as an auditor in public...
January 11, 2011
On January 11th OWEd's executive director, Eric Goldstein, presented the scope and impact of One World Education's programming to the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill. The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill is one of two Rotary International clubs in Washington, DC, and represents the highest ideals of the organization through its service-oriented programs both at home and abroad.
The Capitol Hill Club promotes projects that fight hunger and encourage literacy. Club Member Greg Roberts is the Vice Chair...
December 1, 2010
An estimated 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV, and yet one out of five don’t know it. 2010 Student Ambassador, Malcolm Berry wrote about his experience working as a peer educator with Metro TeenAIDS, an organization dedicated to preventing HIV infection among young people in Washington, DC. Read his Reflection, Battling AIDS in My City, to learn more and visit the World AIDS Day US campaign page for resources and find activities in your community. To find...
November 29, 2010
DC Council Members met Monday, November 29, 2010 to discuss what could be the adoption of some of the strictest anti-bullying regulations in the nation. The proposals have not yet been finalized, but seem to have widespread support from the Council members. If adopted, they would require "officials conduct thorough and prompt investigations into allegations of bullying. They also call for the creation of a detailed reporting system to document episodes of threatening behavior." The Council...
November 15, 2010
After a successful presentation to their Board of Directors, OWEd's Schools Program was selected to receive a $10,000 grant from the Bancroft Foundation. The foundation shares OWEd's mission and programs to improve education in Washington, DC. Click HERE to learn more about the foundations, corporations and generous individuals who support One World Education.
November 10, 2010
One World Education was recently nominated one of three finalists for the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington, DC 2010 Partnership for Peace. On November 10th OWEd Executive Director, Eric Goldstein, presented as a finalist for the award. The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington, DC voted to select an organization to be the focus of community service, fundraising and programming efforts for their 2010 calendar year.
While OWEd was not selected as a partner...
November 9, 2010
The Partnership for Peace Program is sponsored by The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Washington DC (RPCV/w). This year marks One World Education's second nomination. Other finalists include DC based non-profits, Escuela Bolivia and Academy of Hope. If selected, OWEd will be the focus of RPCV/w's community service, programming, and fund-raising efforts for the 2011 calendar year which will greatly help expand the reach of OWEd programming.