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2013 - Issue 3 - May/June

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SPIRIT OF GENEROSITY 535 N. WELLS ST. CHICAGO, IL 60654 continued from page 56 Shayla was so excited she literally couldn't stand up. In the photograph she's in a crouched position, and Majora is crouching down next to her. That changed Shayla's life. And sometimes, out of so many people, you just need one Shayla to lead the way. Right now at GCS, we're very focused on the next Clinton Global At Al Raby high school students Initiative meeting. It will be a fantastic way for plant fruit on Earth people who want to improve our nation to come Day (TOP), as hands-on together, exchange ideas, and work to start makenvironmental ing it happen. It will also be a great opportunity learning activities are integral to the for us to further the message of GCS—not just of classroom (ABOVE). giving our youth green education, but preparing them to take on green jobs that are being created. We have been invited to sit at the table at this amazing idea fest, and I'm excited to see where the dialogue takes us. Our short-term goal for the Green Community Schools Initiative is to get into five more schools in each city. Long-term, we would like our schools to serve as models, spreading what they have learned to all the other schools in their cities. My dream CGI America: On June is that these kids will be good stew13–14, former President ards of our communities and our Bill Clinton will host the environment. I'm proud of the progCGI's third annual meeting ress they've made and inspired by to help promote the US economy. how they're going to take charge and take better care of things than we Where: Sheraton Hotel & Towers, 301 E. North have. For more information about the Water St., 312-464-1000, Green Community Schools Initiative, visit MA INSIGHT COMMUNITYOFCHICAGO.COM FACEBOOK.COM/ COMMUNITYANINCLUSIVEPARLOR 054_059-MA_SP_SpiritofGen_MayJune13.indd 58 4/17/13 11:40 AM

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