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Project Topic -- Stereotypes

Posted by Young Governors on June 14, 2014 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

For Young Governors, it has never been easy to choose a project idea to implement. It is not because they lack ideas or passion for solving community issues. On the contrary, they have discerned so many issues that it becomes difficult to narrow down and choose the topic that affects them and everyone in Elmhurst Community most.


After months of discussion, they have finally chosen STEREOTYPES. The decision is based on their Community Assessment: interviewing people who live...

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It's My Park Day Event

Posted by Young Governors on May 17, 2014 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Young Governors and Young Volunteers at It’s My Park Day Event on last Saturday.

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2nd Garden Beautification Event

Posted by Young Governors on May 10, 2014 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

On May 10, the Young Govenors and the Young Volunteers joined the 2nd beautification event in Elmhurst Community Garden. Under the beautiful weather, they did their work: contribute to the community!

Mini Projects by the Young Governors' Trainees

Posted by Young Governors on February 1, 2014 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

On January 31 and February 1, the Young Governors trainees launched their first mini community projects. These events mark a significant transformation in the Community Organization Training, since last year, the participants had not had the opportunities to implement their own projects.


Guided by the YG veterans, the two groups came up with community topics which are Littering and Bullying. The first group, led by Stephen Sam, after the painstaking research, had...

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"Go Green Elmhurst" in Elmhurst Park

Posted by Young Governors on October 6, 2013 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

On August 17th, Young Governors 3rd year launched their first community project in Elmhurst Park. Called "Go Green Elmhurst", this event attracted almost a hundred kids who came to this park. Many parents shared how thrilled and thankful they were by the laborious preparation as well as devoted spirit Young Governors had put into coordinating this event.

For people who have no idea what "Go Green Elmhurst" is, it is an event by Young Governors 3rd year, who desperately want to tackle th...

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"Go Green Elmhurst" with Summer Boost Kids

Posted by Young Governors on August 3, 2013 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Summer Boost Kids: Who are they?


They are kids who currently join the 2013 Summer Boost Camp at New Life Fellowship Church in Elmhurst.


Why “Go Green Elmhurst” with Summer Boost kids?


To make sure that our real events in the parks will be as successful as possible, Young Governors had decided to run a practice event on last Friday (Aug 2nd) with about 20 kids in the Summer Boost Camp. W...

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"Go Green Elmhurst" events preparation

Posted by Young Governors on August 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (0)

As it happens, Young Governors are in the process of rigorous planning for the two "Go Green Elmhurst" events, which will happen in Elmhurst and Broadway Parks in August.


So, what are these events about?


With our main goal of educating people and spreading the 3R (Reduce, reuse, recycle) words, Young Governors will organize different activities related to environment . Currently, we are still revising those activities to make sure the best will hap...

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Choosing project topic

Posted by Young Governors on August 1, 2013 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (3)

Currently, Young Gorvernor program is running its third year and the Young Gorvernors are in the process of planning for their events, which will happen soon in August. The events are all related to one main topic: POLLUTION.



But why did they choose this issue in their community to tackle?


It was not sim...

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