Sector 1: Learning & Education

The Learning & Education Sector focuses on progressive and integrative education for our youth, including an emphasis on: social democracy, community service, ecological literacy, problem solving, critical thinking skills, entrepreneurship, development of social skills through group work and collaborative/cooperative projects, world peace studies, pluralism, multiculturalism, interfaith understanding, and mindfulness training. This Sector also focuses on advanced training across Sectors for adults with an emphasis on expeditionary and experiential learning.

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May 05, 2017
10:00am - 1:00pm
Nationalization Ceremony
Naturalization Ceremony at Red Hill

Celebrate and witness the swearing-in of new citizens of the United States. Also, 18th century interpreters will demonstrate blacksmithing, spinning and weaving.

Brookneal, Virginia
May 01, 2017
7:00pm
Hollins University
Helene Gayle on Youth Unemployment

Helene Gayle is CEO of McKinsey Social Initiative, a nonprofit organization that tackles complex global social challenges. McKinsey's first program, Generation, addresses the problem of youth unemployment with projects in five countries and a goal of connecting one million young people with skills and jobs in five years. Gayle has been named one of Forbes' "100 Most Powerful Women" and Newsweek's top 10 "Women in Leadership."

Roanoke, Virginia, 
Hollins University
Apr 30, 2017 to May 01, 2017
10:00am
ICAT Creativity and Innovation Day: Sensing Place

Learn more about the research happening at the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) and explore how science, engineering, arts, and design coalesce to form a sense of place, including the environmental place, the historic place, the virtual place, and the cultural place.

Blacksburg, Virginia, 
Moss Art Center

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