Catholic Charities – Welcome the Stranger

Catholic Charities – Welcome the Stranger

Contact: Samantha Cheatham Description: A volunteer campaign and marketing strategy is needed to assist Catholic Charities in building a strong volunteer base to adopt refugee families. Volunteers would assist Catholic Charities with arrival preparation and cultural orientation for refugees resettling in the Fort Worth community.

Center for Civic Literacy

Center for Civic Literacy

A Focus on Awareness for the Center – Connecting with the Community Contact: Don Jackson; Karen Anisman The Center for Civic Literacy is TCU’s direct response to a national movement to encourage civic engagement. Perhaps as best represented by Robert Putnam’s important book, BOWLING ALONE: THE COLLAPSE AND REVIVAL OF AMERICAN COMMUNITY, most of the indicators of civic engagement by American citizens...

Fort Worth Promotion and Development Fund-Invitational RFP Process

Fort Worth Promotion and Development Fund-Invitational RFP Process

Contact: Linda Fulmer The Project. The project will have two parts: First, the committee will assist with the preparations for and follow-up to Party Royale Fort Worth 2007. This will provide experience with the challenges of putting on a large fundraising event, and also provide an understanding of the risks associated with fundraising through events.

Fort Worth Independent School District – Math and Science Initiative

Fort Worth Independent School District – Math and Science Initiative

Contact: Nancy Ricker The Project: The Leadership Fort Worth class is in a unique position to influence parent and student perceptions of math and science. Because of the diversity and broad community experience of the class, members can participate in a project that will make the community aware of the District’s efforts to increase achievement in math and science, motivate and encourage...

Fort Worth Police and Fire Memorial – Foundation Support

Fort Worth Police and Fire Memorial – Foundation Support

There is a National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. and a National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Maryland. There is a Texas Peace Officers Memorial in Austin. Houston, Dallas and Arlington have similar memorials. One is being planned for Waco. Although an appropriate memorial to Fort Worth’s fallen heroes has been in the conceptual stages for over twenty years, the dream has...

LeaderKids – Outcomes; Culminating Event

LeaderKids – Outcomes; Culminating Event

Contact: Mariem Harris Project Description: This year, we want to align with the FWISD Vision 2010, “One Dream, One Team.” Please review the description on the Fort Worth ISD website: www.fortworthisd.org. Vision 2010 is built on strategic goals in the areas of (1) Student Achievement, (2) Operational Efficiency and Effectiveness, and (3) Family Involvement and Community Partnerships – including community based organizations...

Leadership Fort Worth – Closing Retreat

Leadership Fort Worth – Closing Retreat

Contact: Harriet Harral Mentor: Susan Sessions This project group plans the culmination for its class year. The Closing Retreat is a strategic event because it is the vehicle through which the class reaches closure on program content, concludes its service projects for inclusion in the annual report, commits itself to future service to Fort Worth