Students in Town Hall will exchange ideas about what it means to help others and how youth are making a difference
Who: 40+ high school students from California’s “Team Kids” volunteer group visiting Indianapolis as part of a "Servathon" by traveling to cities across the nation participating in a service project in each city. Students from IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI
What: Making art kits for young patients at Riley Children’s Hospital and Town Hall Conversation: The high school and college students will share their respective experiences and advice on how young people can make a difference.
Visuals: Students collaborating to assemble gifts for Riley kids; Lively discussions among young people committed to changing the world
When: Monday, August 8, 2016: 9:00-10:30 a.m. Town Hall discussion, 10:30-11:00 a.m. Riley Art kit service project
Where: IUPUI School of Informatics, Room 252, 535 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis
The “Team Kids Servathon Tour Across America” started in Irvine, Calif., where Team Kids is headquartered. Young leaders are completing service projects and random acts of kindness in 14 cities across the country. The tour is intended to spark a national movement to increase dialogue with and engagement of youth in addressing diverse community issues.
Team Kids empowers young people to change the world and educates and inspires them to become responsible, socially conscious citizens. It gives them the chance to improve others’ lives today and encourages them to become the next generation of compassionate leaders and philanthropists. It increases confidence by emphasizing their importance to society and ability to make a difference regardless of age or socioeconomic status. Team Kids has worked with over 70,000 students in Orange and Los Angeles Counties, Calif. and Arlington, Va.
About the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is dedicated to improving philanthropy to improve the world by training and empowering students and professionals to be innovators and leaders who create positive and lasting change. The school offers a comprehensive approach to philanthropy through its academic, research and international programs and through The Fund Raising School, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute. Follow us on Twitter @IUPhilanthropy or “Like” us on Facebook.