Building Civic Cent$
We, the people of the Our American Voice community--students, teachers, supporters--are all committed to building civic captial, supporting the common good, and making a difference in communities throughout Illinois.
Please consider investing in the organic growth of constructive solutions for America’s future. Right now we have a $10,000 challenge grant, so it's the perfect time to give!
Our American Voice® Across Illinois
A few of the many ways OAV students have contributed to their communities:
* Raising money to make playgrounds universally accessible
* Installing filters in their school water fountains
* Cleaning and beautifying community cemeteries
* Purchasing handicap ramps for their school’s library stage
* Creating safety programs for their school
* Starting recycling programs in their communities
* Setting up free libraries for students in lower grades
* Implementing tutoring programs
Discover more about the projects these active young citizens have been tackling in Arcola, Berwyn, Chicago, Danville, Downer's Grove, Forest Park, Mattoon, Melrose Park, Peoria, Springfield, Wadsworth, and Waukegan.
Please consider supporting the summit where these hardworking and committed young citizens will gather to share their visions for bringing hope and civility to their communities. No donation is too small and all are tax deductible.