Recaps of 2018 and Previews to 2019

What did the Global Lens Club accomplish in 2018?

The year 2018 was very pivotal for the Global Lens Club. At the beginning of the year, I was

preparing to travel to New York for a week to attend the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women. At this event, I was inspired to develop this project. From there, I completed a lot of paperwork, did a lot of planning and preparation work in order to launch the Global Lens Club by the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. I spent hours developing the curriculum and websites for the Global Lens Club and tried to think through every possible detail. By the beginning of the school year, the Global Lens Club was ready to be launched.

Here is a recap of all the amazing things we accomplished together this year!

Had a VERY successful clubs fair with over 40 people expressing interest!

Averaged 20-30 attendees at each meeting of the Global Lens Club.

Learned about Sustainable Development Goals 1-5.

Welcomed various guest speakers to share their expertise with us.

Played Jeopardy as a way to learn about the Global Goals.

Won Kale and Arugula as some AWESOME prizes for the Jeopardy game!

Also won fair trade chocolate.

Snacked on some very creative snacks that coordinated with the goal of discussion!

Wore some pretty awesome shirts if I do say so myself!!

STICKERS!! I designed stickers that were sold to cover the costs of the Little Library! This fundraiser was a success, but if anyone else would like to buy a sticker you are more than welcome!

Had a party to celebrate International Human Rights Day and a successful first semester of the Global Lens Club!! Almost 40 people attended a fantastic night of snacks, presentations, photo booths, and candlelight vigils.

Began the first cuts of the Little Library, I currently have the framing complete!

Learned a lot about human rights, sustainability, and global goals, all while having fun!

Swipe to see a ton of pictures from this year!!

What will the Global Lens Club accomplish in 2019?

Build a Little Library to support children and mothers who lack access to educational material and books.

Finish learning about all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Complete a river/trail clean up in March to help clean our local trails and conserve our local environment.

Celebrate International Women’s Day by learning about inequalities.

Celebrate International Water Day with a guest speaker.

Celebrate Earth Day!

Participate in the Global Action Week for Education.

Participate in the Rise Against Hunger Event.

I will also personally complete the Final Paperwork for my Gold Award and go in for the final interview process to complete the final steps to achieve my Girl Scout Gold Award.

And most of all, we will have learned about many Global Issues, and discussed various ways we all can use our passions, talents, and skills to help solve them.

Here’s to 2019!!

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