McCormick Foundation Launches Redesigned Site

 The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, who has generously supported Our American Voice and has partnered with the BEF to champion the cause of civics education and civic engagement, has recently relaunched its “Educating for Democracy” web site. The new site can be accessed at www.democracyschools.us. The Democracy Schools site offers valuable information, news and resources […]

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OAV Receives McCormick Grant

CHICAGO, DEC 2, 2011: The Barat Education Foundation is pleased to announce that its application for grant support from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation has been approved.   The McCormick Foundation and BEF will be able to provide support for the Our American Voice program in several Chicago Public Schools for the 2011-12 school year. […]

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CNH, BEF partner again on OAV

Our American Voice is pleased to again be partnering with Centers for New Horizons to bring Our American Voice back to Bronzeville. Centers’ staff will facilitate OAV groups at Drake Elementary and Wells Preparatory Elementary Schools in Chicago. Drake and Wells also participated in OAV during the 2009-2010 cycle, also under the auspices of Centers […]

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OAV gets a new online look

The OAV website has taken on a new appearance to reflect new and enhanced online resources and capacity. In addition to the new logo and look, the facilities available to participants and facilitators have enhanced collaboration and networking capabilities, giving Our American Voice its own social media platform and online knowledge base that participants can […]

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Team Day 2011

Team Day at Melzer Team Day was held at Melzer Elementary on February 11th.  OAV participants had an opportunity to work together with participants from other OAV sites as they worked on problem solving and communication skills.  Check out the highlights of the day.  

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