Discussion on the conscious creation of places, policies, and products in light of the diversity of human abilities such as age, stature, and differences that are often referred to as disabilities.Keywords: Universal Design, Active Aging, Visitability, Development & Disability, Adaptive Technology
Young men are increasingly at risk of suffering from societal problems. This group is an open and collaborative space that explores new approaches to helping young men overcome pressures and challenges, build on their assets and succeed in life. Join us by contributing to the dialogue and sharing models, best practices, solutions, opportunities and resources.
Voices of Youth - A new way of looking at how we, as the Pittsburgh region’s community foundation, can strengthen our relationship with the broader community. Giving the public a voice in where the money goes to inspire ways to broaden and democratize the grantmaking process.
The Mobile Resource Center combines an English library with donated school materials and volunteer educators who provide training to Tanzanian primary school English teachers. The goal is to increase English literacy so that more students will pass the entrance exam into secondary school. Currently, only about 30% of students do.
Suraiya Haque was a well-to-do woman in Dhaka, Bangladesh looking for domestic help. When an applicant came to her door with a child in tow, she turned the young woman away. But the experience ignited a spark in her mind. She began to investigate the sorry state of childcare in Dhaka and came up with a great idea.
- Teaching in Action (TIA) teacher training program – AfricAid, Tanzania
- Educate! (Educating and Empowering Africa's Future Leaders), Uganda
- Empowering & Connecting Teachers to Information and Each Other – Teachers Without Borders, Nigeria
These three winners will each receive a prize of US $5000.
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Providing employment & rehabilitation to people suffering from mental illness throughout India with the help of available human resource that is utilizing the hidden potentialities of the sufferers & their family members to run low cost centers through a central teleconferencing center
Changemakers, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), is proud to announce the three winners for the Why Games Matter competition. The winners will each receive US $5,000 and all finalists will attend the Changemakers Change Summit at the RWJF-sponsored Games for Health Conference in Baltimore, MD in May 2008.
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