The Hōkūlani Project offers an amazing opportunity for all incoming 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders who are interested in developing skills that will help them pursue their dreams in college or career after high school. All students chosen will get to participate in a year-long, culturally responsive science and internship program with other high school students from Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, and Hawaiʻi Island.
To apply to become a Hōkūlani student scholar click here
Waimea Valley’s volunteers do essential work to support the preservation of their cultural sites and knowledge. They also play a big role in environmental conservation, forest restoration, and botanical garden maintenance. They have opportunities for both groups and individuals to join the volunteer team and help this beautiful valley thrive.
To find out more about how to get involved click here
Youth Action Alliance Hawaii (YAAH) is a free virtual program for Hawaii high school students seeking to be civically engaged, take action to address issues in their community, and possess a global understanding of how those issues connect Hawaii with the rest of the world. The program represents a collaboration between three like-minded non-profit organizations – Ceeds of Peace, HawaiiKidsCAN, and the Pacific & Asian Affairs Council – that believe young people are vital to tackling the challenges we face as a society. Each organization will draw on their strengths to oversee a different aspect of the program: global awareness, civic engagement, advocacy training, and community action.
If you are interested please apply here: https://docs.google.com
The partnership of Ceeds of Peace, Women’s Fund of Hawai`i and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Honolulu Branch is launching a FREE online summer leadership program called Girls Talk Back. High school girls will learn leadership and community organizing skills from experienced educators and renowned mentors from our community. Participants will have the opportunity and guidance to launch and lead action plans to address community issues they care about. They will receive support and guidance from community mentors and partnership staff beyond the course of the program.
Sign up for free here: http://bit.ly/gtb2020