One World Education News

October 8, 2013
One World Education held its third Student Ambassador Speaker Series event on Saturday, October 5th, at Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse. Six OWEd Student Ambassadors read their entire One World Reflections and then took questions from the audience. There was a great turnout, and the students demonstrated confidence and knowledge as they presented their essays! The students have all participated in the One World Writing Program through their schools, and were selected as One World Ambassadors... Read more
September 10, 2013
One World Education launched its Student Ambassador Speaker Series last year, and it was so well received that we're doing it again! Held at the Politics and Prose Bookstore, OWEd Student Ambassadors will read their entire One World Reflections and then take questions from the audience. Ranging from 6th to 12th graders, the students have all participated in the One World Writing Program and were selected as One World Ambassadors based on the strength of their essays. When: Saturday, October... Read more
August 21, 2013
We are pleased to announce another new grant, this one coming from The Share Fund, a donor advised fund of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region. The Share Fund’s mission is to improve the lives of disadvantaged and low-income residents in the greater Washington area by providing better access to food, shelter, employment, and education. The Fund also seeks to enrich arts and culture in the region; and to support efforts to preserve/protect the local natural environment and... Read more
August 13, 2013
One World Education is pleased to announce that the prestigious Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation has chosen OWEd as a 2013 grant recipient. Well known throughout the Capital Region, The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation is the largest private, independent, local Foundation focused exclusively on the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and is committed to improving the quality of life for its residents. Read more
June 26, 2013
On June 11, 2013, One World Education Founder and Executive Director Eric Goldstein presented the keynote address at the Global Young Leaders Conference. He has made similar presentations over the past three years.  Mr. Goldstein was asked to inspire and empower the young scholars in this program to achieve their full potential and instill in them a sense of purpose, integrity, self-confidence, and personal responsibility.  The presentation was forty minutes and the video contains excerpts... Read more
June 12, 2013
                  The One World Writing Celebration was held on May 29th, where we celebrated our new group of Student Ambassadors. These students' writing on global and cultural issues was selected from hundreds of submissions from area schools. Their Reflections will be published on our website along with Common Core-aligned instructional materials. In addition, two DCPS teachers were presented with the 2013 Global Educator Awards,... Read more
June 12, 2013
On June 6th - and June 7th! - thousands of area residents showed their support for their neighbors and their communities by participating in Do More 24, an online fundraiser for nonprofits throughout the region. Powered by United Way of the National Capital Area, this innovative campaign raised funds for nonprofits such as One World Education to provide the support we need to continue doing important work in our community. OWEd would like to thank all of the generous donors who answered the call... Read more
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

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