Inside Education Highlights We R Community

We R Community, the teen service-learning initiative of The Public Education Foundation, was profiled by Vegas PBS’ “Inside Education” program on Nov. 1.

Lisa DenBleyker, Director of We R Community, was interviewed by the program’s host, Mitch Truswell.

They discussed how We R Community, which recently kicked off its ninth year, empowers students and helps them make […]

By | 2016-11-14T11:34:53-08:00 November 14th, 2016|

Foundation Kicks Off 9th Year of We R Community

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 28, 2016) – The Public Education Foundation held a workshop today to kick off the ninth year of We R Community, the Foundation’s service-learning initiative that aims to turn teens into philanthropists. More than 100 students, teachers and administrators from high schools participating in this year’s program attended the gathering at Las […]

By | 2016-09-28T15:48:21-07:00 September 28th, 2016|

Turning Teens into Philanthropists

High school students in We R Community, The Public Education Foundation’s service-learning initiative, this year have awarded 46 grants worth a total of $70,000 to local nonprofit organizations.

Launched in 2008, We R Community teaches high school students about community service, philanthropy and volunteerism by incorporating the program into classroom learning and into students’ daily lives.

Students […]

By | 2016-05-03T12:44:07-07:00 April 27th, 2016|