Welcome to ROCO Chicago's Introduction to IMPACT Clubs
👉 Join Our Zoom Meeting to learn more and make a difference!
About the event
This introductory zoom meeting is your chance to learn more about an innovative educational program and how you can contribute to this rewarding, volunteer-based initiative. Whether you're a parent, educator, community leader, or someone passionate about youth development, we welcome you to discover the impact you can make. At ROCO Chicago, we are dedicated to making a significant change in the lives of children and youth in our community.
Zoom Meeting Link: Bit.ly/rufzoom4
About IMPACT CLUBS
IMPACT Clubs offer a unique opportunity for children to develop life skills through active participation in real-world activities connected to their own community. The program focuses on areas such as environmental protection, entrepreneurship, education, and civic engagement, fostering confidence, independence, resilience, and compassion in young minds.
IMPACT Clubs by the Numbers
- Over 600 IMPACT Clubs across 5 continents.
- More than 1,000 teachers, librarians, and clergy trained and involved as club leaders.
- Over 17,000 middle and high school students have been members for at least two years.
- More than 2,300 community service projects completed by IMPACT youths.
Presentation of the IMPACT History
How IMPACT Works
Tools/Resources of an IMPACT Club
Why IMPACT for Children, Youth, and Community
The Role of the IMPACT Facilitator
Inspiration from IMPACT Facilitators and Members in Romania
Steps to Open and Implement an IMPACT Club
Q & A
Maria Butyka Neagu- IMPACT Program Director
Andreea Băltărețu- Coordinator of the IMPACT Network Romania
Catalina Murariu- Development Director of the New Horizons Foundation
About the New Horizons Foundation
A society in which children and youth develop in a conducive environment, reach their potential and use it to contribute to the progress of the community and the world they live in.
The Foundation believes in the transformative impact of experiential education and in the ability of educators and leaders from organizations and communities to guide youth toward becoming more skilled, stronger, and wiser individuals.
To learn more about the foundation as well as the IMPACT clubs, visit the link: Noi Orizonturi.