Workshop Session #2
Workshop #2: S.O.S Beach Ambassadors
Global Issue: Maritime safety and pollution
American School of Recife
Learning Center 1
How can people minimize the impact of pollutants on pristine beaches all over the world?
Impact Statement:We, the S.O.S Beach Ambassadors, have triumphantly implemented the beach cleaning project in Pernambuco’s coastal areas for the last 7 months. We started our project in August and intend to continue our aid. We’ve been collecting trash at Paiva, Porto de Galinhas and Muro Alto beaches, while raising awareness amid the American School of Recife community. While collecting trash, we had found several rare species that are in extinction. Paiva beach, is rich of brown seaweed, which is a bioindicator species and it means that the water presents a good quality. Using as many volunteers as possible, we comb the beaches, the reefs and the coastline for any and all trash and have collected about 300 Kg. We also talked to the fishers, and explained them our project. Overall, our impact has been advantages to our community, and the communities we have serviced.
Workshop #5: Smile Generator
Global Issue: Peacekeeping Problem
Escola Americana de Campinas
Learning Center 2
How can the community come together in order to raise awareness towards mental health issue and try to decrease depression rates by spreading kindness?
Impact Statement:We realised that nowadays the media is only talking about bad things ( like wars, political conflicts and crimes… ) so we want to acknowledge the good things that are happening globally. Locally, we are promoting a 1 day “Random Acts of Kindness” and kind hearted actions so they can smile and be inspired to make someone else smile.
Workshop #6: #MyFreedomDay
Global Issue: International Labor and Migration Rules
Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro
To what extent is slavery still prevalent today and how can heightened awareness combat slavery?