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Describe what was created visually. What are your community's stories, resources, traditions, assets? What are yourcommunity's desires? Needs? Challenges or obstacles? What is at the heart of the stories created in Part Two - Hope? Danger? Caution? Renewal?Stuckness? Survival? Imagination? What did you hear and see? Filter this reflection through your five senses. You need to be our eyes, ears, sense oftouch, smell, and taste. Describe what you observed and what you now know about your community. What ideas does this generate for you regarding apossible Service Project?

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Assignment 3: Community Story and Reflection

Assignment 4: generating project ideas

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Assignment 4: Generating project Ideas

What 3 different ideas are beginning to form as possible Service Projects? List them here and write one sentence for each.

Assignment 5: project idea #1

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Assignment 5: Project Idea #1

Answer the following questions for Project Idea #1:

  • Describe it in 5-6 sentences.
  • What local, national, or global need is it fulfilling?
  • Would the community be willing to work with you on this project?
  • Who within the community would need to participate to ensure its success? Name them and tell their current roles within the communityand their relationship to you.
  • Who could be involved in the advising of this project? Why?
  • What, if anything, would need to be under the jurisdiction of the local or national government? What types of permits/permissionswould be required, if any?
  • Are there any political sensitivities related to the introduction of this project?
  • How could you best minimize any legal and bureaucratic interference with this project? What types of activities are heavily regulated? Arethere any activities that would not be permitted in this community?
  • What would be the most appropriate location for your project? Why would you suggest this location? Will it be easily accessible to a widerange of the community?
  • Is there anything that we have not discussed that would be critical to the success of your project?
  • Considering the indigenous notion of "The Seventh Generation," how might your Service Project effect people living seven generationsfrom now?
  • If you were to create a metaphor or a visual image that represents this project what would it be? Describe that picture or metaphor.

Assignment 6: project idea #2

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Assignment 6: Project Idea #2

Answer the following questions for Project Idea #2:

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Source:  OpenStax, Course 5: educating for civil societies. OpenStax CNX. Mar 08, 2006 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col10335/1.10
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