But what do the students feel about themselves in all of this?

The AmeriCorps members of Project CHANGE Montgomery meet each week and compare notes on how they think their students are coping. While most kids are taking it in their stride, a lot are battling difficult conditions at home, finding study…..

News & Updates

Greg Silber in the News

Silver Spring school aids budding comic creators Fourth-grader Diana Franco makes a comic at JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres in Silver Spring during an after-school comics club on Monday. Ivan Mendez has been reading comic books since at…..

AmeriCorps Project Change inspire Peace Makers in Jerusalem

Over the weekend of March 19-21 2015, Jermarkus Booker, Caprecia Camper and Ben Eichberg traveled to Jerusalem to present a snapshot of their work as young leaders fighting the urgent issues of structural racism in American education. Invited by the…..

Learning how to Save a Life

This Friday, the Project Change AmeriCorps team are having a full day of training on the latest methods of First Aid and CPR. The trainer is Richelle Barber from the YMCA. It is something you hope you never have to…..

Writing up your Journals- Some Prompts for next meeting

The Project Change team have now completed three specialist workshops- that are core to our introductory curriculum. –Social Styles which calls itself  the world’s most effective interpersonal skills training program on the market today. –Finding and Crafting a Story– A…..

Project Change learn about Mindfulness and Personal Journaling

The next training session for Project Change is with Businessman,  Teacher and Mediation Coach, Gregory Robison. Greg was formerly the Director of The Writers Center in Bethesda where he taught specialist courses in the art of Personal Journaling. He is…..

Noa Baum works her Story magic for Project Change

At our last training, Project Change members were treated to a special workshop on storytelling from one of the area’s Master Tellers, Noa Baum. Noa is an internationally known performer with her solo production of “A Land Twice Promised” that…..

Social Styles Training- October 10th 2014

This Friday, October 10th, Project Change will enjoy the skills and experience of expert trainor and former Executive Manager of Lickheed Martin, John Dold. John Dold has practiced organization development consulting for more than twenty years. Most recently, John worked…..

Americorps 2014-Time for a new Look

Project Change is 13 years young in a year that celebrates AmeriCorps 20th birthday. While the organizations have been around a while, the power of service and its capacity to inspire is forever fresh. As we initiate a new class…..

Donate a Dress to “Once Upon a Prom”

On April 1st, the Women’s Studies, Girl Effect, International, and Student Service clubs will be collaborating in holding an event called “Once Upon a Prom” for some of the county’s most deserving, yet underprivileged, high school girls. Each invited girl…..

Are you an artist, performer or producer?

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS! Any youth under 21 can submit their photographs, videos, or videos of a performance to Gandhi Brigade’s JustUs Youth! Media Festival for Change! JustUs Youth! is an exciting and rewarding media arts competition just for young people……