One World Education News

September 11, 2012
The One World Education Supporter of the Month for September is Comcast.  In addition to becoming an OWEd School Partner, Comcast demonstrates its commitment  to improving local students' educational opportunities through its Internet EssentialsSM program, which helps families get fast Internet at home. Families with children who are eligible to receive free or reduced price school lunches through the National School Lunch Program may qualify for affordable Internet from Comcast for... Read more
September 10, 2012
One World Education is launching its Student Ambassador Speaker Series this fall, and the first event will be held at Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse on Saturday, November 17, from 1pm-2:30pm. Drop by the store to listen as six OWEd Student Ambassadors read their One World Reflections and then take questions about their topics and the writing process. These students, ranging from 6th to 12th graders, all participated in the One World Writing Program and were selected as One World Ambassadors... Read more
August 2, 2012
The World Affairs Council hosts a series of educator events throughout the summer and OWEd Executive Director, Eric Goldstein, was their featured speaker in June, where he shared OWEd's programs with teachers from around the Capital Region. The organization is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to expanding awareness among the American public and the international community of geo-political, business, and civil society issues.    In July Eric lent his... Read more
June 28, 2012
One World Education has been the subject of some great articles this month! Be Inkandescent "The online magazine for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs" posted the story, The Power of the Written Word Inspires Teens at One World Education in early June.  And today we were featured in the Huffington Post Education Blog, with Finding the Write Stuff: A Science Teacher Puts on Her Literacy Hat. Take a few minutes to read more about the positive impact One World Education's... Read more
May 31, 2012
One World Education continues to be recognized by local foundations, recently receiving a generous 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 people and... Read more
May 24, 2012
OWEd is pleased to announce that the Children's Charities Foundation has recently awarded us a 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, and assisting educational and recreational... Read more
May 17, 2012
One World Education held its 4th annual Youth, Culture and Learning Celebration at the historic GALA Theatre on May 1, 2012.  The event recognized the hard work and writing skills of our 12 new One World Student Ambassadors and was a chance for their families, their teachers, and the community to honor them.  Check out our new video to learn more about these 12 student writers!  At the YCLC, DCPS Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Carey Wright, presented our new Global... Read more
March 28, 2012
One World Education is thrilled to participate in the inaugural conference of Georgetown University's Gnovis Journal on Wednesday, April 11, 2012!  Gnovis, the peer-reviewed journal for the Communication, Culture, and Technology Department, has invited our Executive Director, Eric Goldstein, to speak at the conference entitled "Academedia".  This innovative conference will revolve around topics like new media, developing technologies, education, collaboration, policy initiatives... Read more
March 15, 2012
One World Education kicked off the early summer weather with a great craft beer night at the Mellow Mushroom in Adams Morgan, Washington D.C.  Board members, supporters, and new friends came to celebrate the completion of this year's One World Reflection Writing Program.  We far surpassed our goal in the number of submissions we received, so there was a lot to celebrate.   We also started selling tickets for our highly anticipated upcoming event: the Youth, Culture and Learning... Read more