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GLOBAL ISSUES CLUB HANDBOOK 2012-2013

ROCK BRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL 2012

Promoting human rights by encouraging youth towards globally and socially conscious behaviors

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

Table of Contents

Note from the Executive Director About GILD About Global Issues Club Starting a Global Issues Club Managing a Global Issues Club Resources Forms, Documents & Samples

This handbook is designed to help students and faculty advisers start and manage a Global Issues Club at their respective school. Inside, you will find details about: How to start and organize an efficient club How to utilize resources available to learn about global issues How to conduct fundraising activities to support the work of NGOs

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

Note from the Executive Director

In 2004, my friend Melodi invited me to attend a club at my high school. I was always involved in after school programs, so I thought I might enjoy it. Making the choice to attend that meeting changed my life. Through the club, I had the opportunity to learn about the world and to think critically in ways I never had. That year, we learned about HIV/AIDS, but not in the context of health only. We discussed the issue of pharmaceutical companies making money through patents and making it hard to for vulnerable populations to access life-saving medications. From a political perspective, we talked about presidents of other countries and the politics that guide the ways that different countries deal with HIV/AIDS. One of the most interesting aspects of this issue we learned about was the various cultural responses and perceptions of those who are infected and how their societies treat them. To facilitate our learning, we read books and articles, watched films and video and talked to people who worked in this field. The pivotal change in my life stemmed from our clubs collaboration with an organization called Partners in Health. For a week, my club members and I planned a series of activities to raise money and educate our classmates. During that week, one member talked about how her and her friends were discussing HIV/AIDS, and she shared the knowledge she acquired as part of the club with her friends. I was amazed that a group of high school students were capable of influencing their peers or starting conversations about a controversial topic. That experience showed me that you can teach others about unfamiliar or misunderstood issues; help them find ways to relate to the issues in their own lives and perhaps impact their behaviors in a positive way. The overriding goal for Global Issues Club is to present an opportunity for high school students to learn about global issues and to understand the role of key players, causes and consequences involved. Through GILD, we want students to gain new skills, become interested in what they learn and truly value their ability to make an impact. Other words, we want students to become socially conscious citizens of the world, their countries and their communities. As you start a Global Issues Club at your school, you will have the opportunity to work alongside other students who share your passion about the world. You will work alongside students in your club who are eager to contribute and impact the world in a positive way. There will also be lots of challenges; maybe your school does not share the priorities of your club. Keep forging ahead! And in the words of Margaret Mead, Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Best Wishes,

Nadege Uwase
Executive Director

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

About GILD Global Issues Leadership Development (GILD) is a nonprofit organization created to promote global issues education through youth after-school programs and to generate behavioral change among participants. The youth after school programs that we work with are called Global Issues Club. GILD partners with businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and communities to provide educational information and hands on practice in the form of leadership training and curriculum development. We recognize that there is a global connection of communities; thus, our purpose is to create a holistic understanding of global issues. In essence we: 1. Develop and foster leadership skills among youth. 2. Holistically educate participants on global human rights concerns. 3. Provide hands on service opportunities for participants. 4. Encourage youth towards globally and socially conscious behaviors.

About Global Issues Club Global Issues Clubs (GIC) are self-governing and self-supporting after school programs in high schools. Each club is lead by a group of students on a leadership team with the help of a teacher (or a group of teachers) who sponsor the club. As a club, students make the following decisions: o Students create a mission for their club. o Students choose a day to meet once a week for an hour. o Students choose a global issue to learn about. This can be for each semester or one per year. o Student leaders share responsibilities for running the club. o With the help of GILD and teacher(s) sponsoring the club, students research the topic and learn about it o Students identify and contact a nonprofit organization devoted to that global issue o Students decide how to make an impact for the nonprofit based on what is learned by educating, volunteering and/or fundraising for the organization. o Select club sponsor(s)

Statement of Conduct for working with youth GILD strives to create and maintain a safe environment for all youth who participate in Global Issues Club. To the best of our abilities, GILDS Board, staff, volunteers, partners, club sponsors must safeguard the young people they come in contact with and protect them from physical, sexual and emotional abuse. To assure this, we register all adults who work with kids with each school district and perform background checks.

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

Starting a Global Issues Club Global Issues Clubs (GIC) are self-supporting and self-governing clubs. They received guidance and support from GILDs staff throughout the year, as needed. As you consider starting GIC in your school; review information in this handbook. By following the steps outlined, it will help ensure that your club is established on a solid foundation. Students and sponsoring teacher (s) are encouraged to refer to the checklist throughout the organizing process. Step 1: Identify potential members to help lead the club. Brainstorm to develop a pool of students who are interested in global issues, students who will have time to invest in the club, students with various skills and interest to bring to the table. Ask your teachers, counselors and administrators at school, and talk to your friends and brainstorms names of students who would be interested. Step 2: Select a teacher (s) to be the club sponsor. You will need at least one teacher in the school to sponsor your club. You can elect to have more than one club sponsor. When you are thinking about teachers who can sponsor your club, you can consider teachers who teach the following subjects as candidates: Foreign Languages Social Studies/ world studies Electives that might deal with global issues You need to choose someone who will support your work, has time to help (2-3 hours a week), and someone who inspires you to learn more about the world. As students, you are welcome to choose a teacher who has additional qualities. It is always good to choose someone who is fun and can help you stay on task. Step 3: Hold an organizational meeting. Decide on a time for interested students as well as club sponsor to meet and talk about starting a GIC . At the meeting, be sure to discuss the following: Required forms/paper work to fill out for your school and/or school district Forms to fill out for GILD Plan a general meeting for the rest of the school Ways to spread the word and encourage other students to join Step 4: Invite prospective members to an informational meeting. Once you have a core group of students to help start the club and the club sponsor, it is time to invite more people to be part of the club. With the whole group, sit down and go through names in your phone, your Facebook friends, contacts in your inbox, friends from other groupssports, church, volunteering etc With the list, you can create a Facebook event. Make sure to text, call and email everyone to make sure they know about the informational meeting and confirm if they are attending. Before the meeting: Prepare an agenda for what you want to go over
Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

Create a Facebook event at least 2 weeks before the meeting Create information you will hand out o Brochure o Membership o Feedback surveys (This is optional. You can make questions for people to answer when they come and when they leave. Entrance survey can be information about the students i.e. grade, phone or questions about what they know about the world. Exit survey would be about if they want to be part of the club, best way to reach them) o Short bios of the leadership team and club sponsor(s) 24 hours before the meeting send a remindertext, email, and/or call everyone who RSVP Buy snacks (advertise snacks) for meeting

At the meeting: Give people materials you created for the meeting as they walk through the door, and distribute copies of recent newsletters of GILD to share what other schools are doing Invite people to help themselves to snacks Give students a general idea of GILD and Global Issues Club history Explain policies and goals of GlC, including a description of some of the recent project by other schools Allow plenty of time for prospective GIC members to ask questions Solicit ideas for issues people are interested in learning about and organizations to help Before the end of the meeting, take a vote to confirm that there is enough interest to start a club. Remember - a minimum of 15 club members is recommended to start GIC Elect or invite other students to be part of the leadership team Set a date for the first organizational meeting Take photos for your Facebook page After the meeting: Thank everyone for attendingtext, email, call or Facebook Collect surveys/materials/names Meet with leadership team and club sponsor to finalize thoughts, discuss next move, share insight/comments about the informational meeting If less than the recommended 15 students show up, host another informational meeting and/or be sure to follow up with students who showed interest but were unable to attend. Step 5: Plan the clubs first meeting. Now that you have identified a group of students as prospective GIC members, it is time to get the club organized. You will meet once a week for 1 hour. Choose a day and time that works well for the club sponsor, since you will need space and for most students. Try to avoid times when other large clubs are meeting. We recommend meeting Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays anytime after school to 7pm. Before the meeting: In additional to issues and nonprofit organizations, request additional ideas about activities and events you can host. We suggest using using Facebook, emails and conversations. Secure the room you will be meeting in as well as other items that you will need i.e. projector Meet as a leadership team and with club sponsor(s) to set an agenda for the first club meeting
Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

During the meeting: Play a game or other fun activities for members to get to know each other If not done at the informational meeting, hold/select elections for the leadership team (you can choose to have names of president, vice president, secretary or treasure or you can have other suitable names that show how responsibilities will be shared i.e. Activities Chair) Develop a membership recruitment plan to make sure that the club includes a balanced number of male and female as well as students from each grade level at the school Discuss and choose if you want to establish club dues Determine where and when club meetings will be held (can choose your club sponsors classroom if there is enough space and tools you will need i.e. computer/projector) Choose an issue (can partner with a country) to learn about, either for the year or the semester Choose an organization to benefit After the meeting: Put together minutes from the meeting and give access to everyone so that they can see them Follow up on tasks that need to be finished Plan ahead to make sure you are still on target with goals for activities you planned Create a new agenda for the next meeting and follow up with those who will participate This will be the routine you follow for each club meeting with variation on the activities that you have during the meeting. For additional ideas, see the resource section.

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

Managing a Global Issues Club Now that your GIC is official, start thinking about projects and activities that inspired you to start GIC. GILD staff will be with you every step of the way and help you accomplish your goals. As a club, students make the following decisions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Students create a mission for their club. Students choose a day to meet once a week for an hour. Students choose a global issue to learn about. This can be for each semester or one per year. Student leaders have various responsibilities With the help of GILD and teacher(s) sponsoring the club, students research the topic and learn about it Students identify and contact a nonprofit organization devoted to that global issue Students decide how to make an impact for the nonprofit based on what is learned by educating, volunteering and/or fundraising for the organization. Select club sponsor(s)

Students create a mission for their club. Each high school club has the opportunity to create a mission. The mission should indicate the goals of the club. Below are examples that other schools have created: o Rock Bridge High Schools mission says that the club is devoted to promoting awareness of the social problems present in today's world and taking action to provide aid to the people affected by these situations. o Hickman High Schools mission says that GIC has 3 goals: to identify and solve problems, to share knowledge and to care for the world. GIC identifies global problems/human rights issues by educating ourselves. We share knowledge by hosting our annual Goodwill Conference: Crossing Boarders, Connecting People. Lastly, we care for the world because we want to protect it and because our actions influence those near and abroad. We do this to resist apathy and get out of our comfort zones. We want to practice compassion as we teach justice and equality. In essence, we are here for change and to teach each other things we never knew. Students choose a day to meet once a week for an hour. You should make this decision based on the following factors: Availability of space: You school is shared space. There are all sorts of activities that take place at your school. You might need permission to use a classroom or other meeting space. You should reserve a space to meet well ahead of time. o As a side note, you will also need to reserve space for your activities i.e. having a table during lunch or using the gym for a fundraiser Availability of club sponsor (s): It is best to make sure that there is an adult to help you at the meeting, thus arrange the meeting time to coincide with the availability of the club sponsor. Time of meeting: You can choose to meet right after school or in the evening. Find a time that will be consistent. There might be days that you need to come early or stay late for projects that you are working on. If you can keep the time consistent, it will help club members arrange their schedules accordingly.

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

Availability of students: You can use the school calendar to avoid times and days that other major clubs meet. Make sure you consider that some students do not have cars and will need to arrange rides with parents/guardians/siblings. (You can always help arrange carpools.) School requirements for meeting: Make sure you follow school policies

Students choose a global issue to learn about. This can be for each semester or one per year. This choice should be made with the whole groups consent. You can have everyone contribute a topic of interest and why it is relevant then vote for one idea for the year or two ideas, one for each semester. As you choose an issue, look at your community and find ways to tie what is going on in the world to what you want to learn. Do some and find trends for issues covered by media outlets. You can also choose issues that interest you, but seem to lack attention in the media. In case you choose to learn about controversial or sensitive topics, make sure to have a counselor available

Student leaders responsibilities: Planning Meetings o Set the agenda for each meeting: Meetings should be fun and productive. You can include icebreakers and team-building activities to keep the club members involved while building trust and friendship. o Conduct effective meetings by preparing a detailed agenda that outlines what will be covered and for how long, allowing enough time for reports from officers and committee members o Well in advance, arrange for speakers or other participants that will present at the meeting Projects/programs o Plan creative programs that appeal to a wide range of interest o Work hard to ensure that the clubs activities and service projects are successfully promoted and carried out Get members involved o Identify members skills and interest and harness them during club projects o Delegate responsibility to help other members develop their leadership skills and to avoid getting overwhelmed with details Help the club function effectively o Keep records: These will include members contact information, attendance, tasks people signed up for as well as all important club papers o Take minutes: Minutes do not need to be every word that was said or how the decisions were reached, but should cover these points Date Any corrections to last meetings minutes announcements Summary of agenda (including old and new business and actions taken) Finance o If club chooses, collect dues o Deposit dues and all proceeds from fundraising projects o Prepare budget/report of income and expenses o Make sure that money raised for organizations is given to them in a timely manner Make sure to follow all rules and regulations set by your school Leadership transition

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

At the end of the year, meet with incoming leaders and review records. It is much easier when past leaders can share wisdom. Instead of reinventing the wheel, new leaders will be able to perfect and improve the work of the previous year. To share records, you can put a folder together of useful information such as contacts, minutes, as well as information used to plan past activities.

With the help of GILD and teacher(s) sponsoring the club, research the global issues you chose and learn about it. Make sure to use all mediumsbooks, articles, videos, films, speakers, songs, games, newspapers, blogs, magazines, websites, research etc To narrow down the scope of the issue, you can partner the topic with a country and learn about the issue in the context of the country Find different angles to connect the dot with the issuehealth, politics, lifestyle & culture, science etc Get members involved in the in the learning process and have them contribute

Students identify and contact a nonprofit organization devoted to that global issue. Once you have a topic, find out what organizations are involved by asking students to contribute names. Vote and narrow names down to no more than 3 organizations To learn about the final 3 organizations, visit their websites, read their annual reports & newsletters, and press clippings Contact the final 3 organizations and ask for additional information such as brochures about their programs Have a conversation with staff of the final 3 organizations and learn about their needs and ways you can help them From the final 3 organizations, choose 1 organization to benefit (you can choose one per year or one per semester, depending on the number of issues) Put together a plan for helping/serving the organization. Remember to stay in constant communication

Students decide how to make an impact for the nonprofit based on what is learned by educating, volunteering and/or fundraising for the organization. There are numerous ways to help an organization o Education: you can teach your school and community about the organization and the issue the organization advocates for. To do so, you can have posters in the school, make PSA/promo video, write to your local paper, work with elected official to promote the cause etc o Volunteer: Sometimes nonprofit organizations need manpower. You can design a brochure, help them create a Facebook page, paint their office, help them run a program, etc o Fundraise: Money organizations need usually falls under 2 categoriesoverhead and programs. Overhead would be salaries, office supplies, advertising while programs are specific to what the organization does i.e. art supplies for a program that teaches kids how express themselves through art therapy. With the organization, choose the best way to help and meet a need.

Club sponsor (s): The teacher who sponsors the club oversees the activities of the club and acts as a liaison between GILD and school administrators. Patience, organizational skills and a desire to work with young people are essential qualities of effective club sponsor.
Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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Suggested areas of responsibilities for include: Meetings o Attend all club meetings, and ensure they run smoothly o Assist with elections of new leadership team o Help with arrangements for speakers Activities o Offer advice for implementing projects o Help maintain calendar for club events to avoid conflicts with other school activities o Attend club activities that occur outside of school hours o Facilitate equipment needs and logistics at project sites Ongoing support o Help students maintain accurate records and documentation and monitor the flow of club funds o Verify that deadlines set are met o Oversee the editing, publication, and distribution of any communication published by the club o In case of conflict, encourage club members to resolve disagreements on their own, but arbitrate when necessary o Guide efforts to recruit new members School administration o Verify that members meet the schools extracurricular and academic requirements o Encourage support from colleagues, parents and community members o Act as liaison between GILD and school principal, faculty and staff

Workshop at 4 Annual Goodwill Conference

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Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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Resources GILD Staff GILD is here to help you succeed every step of the way. For questions, suggestions or other inquiries, please visit our Website, Facebook, Pinterest, & Twitter. You can also email gildhhumanrights@gmail.com.

Stay connected with club members Use social media to your advantage. You can create an account with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Picasso. To make sure members know how to get a hold of you, by creating a Gmail account so that you can send information and reminders to your member. You may also choose to have activities just for members. You can go to movies, celebrate each others birthdays, go bowling, or attend other school event. When members have time to bond, they also enjoy working with each other and much more likely to be dependable. As club leaders, you can also help create this atmosphere by spending one on one time with members. For example, you can rotate weekly lunch with group members. Ideas for events Start with activities that students like to do at your school. For example, if your school is big on sports, you can ask the team to donate proceeds for one of the games. You can play dodge ball and have different sports create teams and play against each other then sell tickets to the event and sell food You might consider partnering with a business and rent the business space at a discounted price or get the space donated. For example, students can ice skate, bowl, or play games at an arcade. You can also partner with businesses to give you coupons for raffles, to donate food or other items you might need You can think outside of the box. Find out what other organizations are doing to raise money and make it your own. You can do a flash mob event, break a Guinness record, or donate a birthday. Remember to take advantage of your club members skills, talents and contacts. For example, if club member can sing or act, consider putting on a talent show. Planning events Events are more likely to succeed when you plan ahead. Be very detailed and always make sure to answer who, where, and what items are needed. Think in terms of before, during and after an event/activity. Remember to have a realistic idea of the financial support needed and set attainable goals for the amount of money that can be reasonably raised. When raising funds from individuals, business or organizations, remember to offer something valuable in return, i.e. recognition. Advertising events There are many ways to let people know about your events. Here are some ideas to get you started: 1. Use the social media outlets you have created i.e. create Facebook event 2. Put up posters and flyers around your school,
Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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Put information on the schools website, newsletter or announcements, Tell your teachers and ask them to allow you to make a plug at the start or end of class, Make t-shirts, Invite a local celebrity, Invite community members to attend, start with your parents, Ask local media to cover your event or go on a show to talk about the event a few days before. Remember to take pictures. Make sure your images tell a story by showing people actively involved in a project or event

Mizzou Hydrogen Car Team

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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Forms, Documents & Samples The following pages contain materials you will need to operate your club. Pages may be removed and photocopied. Forms

Global Issues Certification form Officer data form

Documents: You may make changes to the form to suit the clubs needs Agenda Bake sale preparation form Samples T-shirts design Ads Program

For additional needs, please contact GILD gildhumanrights@gmail.com

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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Global Issues Certification form This form serves as the official notification to GILD of the organization of a new Global Issues Club. Please fill out form and email to gildhumanrights@gmail.com or mail to GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia MO 65202.

Name of high school: ____________________________________________ School phone: ______________________________________________ Permanent Mailing address of the club (can use the schools address): ____________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Date of GIC started: ________________________________________

Name EX: Bob Smith 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Class Sophomore

Gender Male

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The members listed above attend the school. As Global Issues Club is a school based extracurricular activity, it is subject to the same regulation and policies established by school authorities for all student organizations and extracurricular activities. This club understands GILD Bylaws and will abide by them.

Signatures Club Sponsor (s): ________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________

School Principal (or staff in charge of extracurricular activities): __________________________________________

Member of leadership team: ______________________________________________________________________ School Coordinator: ______________________________________________________________________

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Incoming Officer Team form This form serves as the source of contact information for the leadership team to GILD. Please fill out form and email to gildhumanrights@gmail.com or mail to GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia MO 65203. Deadline: September 15 Please print of type Name of School: ________________________________________________________________________________ School phone: _____________________________________________ ____________________________________ Permanent Mailing address of the club (can use the schools address): ____________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Term of office (school year): _________________________________ Facebook page: ___________________________________________ Club Sponsor Name: ___________________________________________________ Email: ___________________________________________________ Phone: __________________________________________________

Name: ___________________________________________________ Email: ___________________________________________________ Phone: __________________________________________________

Leadership team (Please provide contact information for the leadership team. If necessary, use additional pages.) Name: ___________________________________________________ Email: ___________________________________________________ Phone: __________________________________________________

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Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

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GLOBAL ISSUES CLUB AGENDA A. Greetings: introduce any new people or share updates

B. Last meeting recap

C. Activities for this meeting

D. To do before next meeting What

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Comments on agenda: Whatever you do, stick to your agenda. It will help keep the meeting moving forward and ensure all topics are covered 1. Allow time before the meeting for members and guests to talk among themselves. You can have snacks at the start of the meeting. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Begin the meeting by introducing guests and making announcements and reminders Introduce new club members Share any relevant reports i.e. money raised Present the agenda and remember to thank everyone who participated Share a tentative plan for what will happen next meeting

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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Teacher Exchange program for Invisible Children and Uganda Fall 2010

Event of Day: Table in Common Area (bake sale) Day of the week: Fundraising Goal: $ Group members in charge of activity:

I Logistics 1. Equipment. a. Donation jar ($) b. Food table with 2 chairs c. Cash box (make sure to get change) 2. Volunteers: Make a list (it should include names, task, time/hour block and cell phones #) 3. Additional supplies needed (i.e. if making pancakes, you will need griddles among other things)

II Promotion What is the promotional plan for the day, basically how will you get people to buy your baked goods? (For example you can put this in the announcements)

III Food Make a list of what you want to sell and how much you will charge. Make a sign that has the prices of what you are selling. (Remember to write down who is making what food, so that tasks are equally divided.)

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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EdUganda Week T-shirt for Invisible Children

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Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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Posters around school for the Belize water project to provide filters for clean water to school and communities through Rotary

Global Issues Club Handbook, edition 2011-2012. This handbook is based on the GILD Bylaws. Please refer to the Bylaws for more detailed information. Questions or comments should be submitted to: GILD 1849 Timber Creek Drive Columbia, MO 65202

gildhumanrights@gmail.com

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