AP is your Community Partner for People & Planet

WELCOME TO OUR COMMUNITY!

We share your compassionate values!! Our Community Page offers some of our favorite volunteer & stewardship activation opportunities, resources, reading and an e-form to connect with us if you've recently attended one of our impact visits!

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Volunteer, Participate & ACTIVATE for a BETTER World

ACTIVATE SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR PEOPLE & PLANET with our AP Young Stewards! Individuals, families, educators & groups, these impactful participation opportunities are built FOR YOU!

VISIT the AP YOUNG STEWARD MAIN PAGE NOW

For more information and to RSVP for volunteer opportunities with Patagonia Action Works, CLICK the link, PRESS Act Now, SELECT All Issues & PRESS Explore to RSVP for a volunteer op or event that interests you and your family, they all make the world a better place!

 

 

For more information and volunteer opportunities with your local Surfrider Chapter, CLICK the image link! Our AP Young Steward's Activation page offers a link to the Surfrider Ocean Friendly Restaurant Guide AND a SCRIPT TOOL for young stewards to introduce this powerful tool to the restaurants in their community, be sure to check out the page!

AP Community VISITS & RESOURCES for YOU!

CONTACT US with interest in scheduling an AP VISIT for your school, business or event! contact@addypres.org

AP SUPPORTS PUBLIC SCHOOLS so their dedicated educators can grow tomorrow's compassionate leaders for PEOPLE & PLANET, with SUSTAINED SUPPORT! Learn more about all our AP GIVE PROGRAM opens for K-12 public school educators!

AP Young Steward & Mentor Impact VISITS activate sustainable solutions and inspire continued educator mentorship with our sustained SUPPORT. Learn more about having an AP Young Steward impact visit or AP College Mentor Visit to activate YOUR COMMUNITY, SCHOOL, KIDS CLUB or EVENT. VISIT the AP YOUNG STEWARD MAIN PAGE NOW.

Above, we enjoyed utilizing our Solver6 Framework partnered with Patagonia & Rodale Institute's work in Regenerative Organic Agriculture for Global Youth Service Day. We had the opportunity to work with a group of 115 LVUSD 4th graders to inspire environmental stewardship! The Regenerative Organic Alliance offers the most current information on this promising opportunity to improve practice & impact climate change; making the case that we "SHOULD FARM LIKE THE WORLD DEPENDS ON IT".

DOWNLOAD the FREE Flyer from our impact visit: AP Solver6 ROA Flyer, a one glance of the benefits of ROA & what you can do as a family to contribute to better food & fiber industry practices!

AP COMMUNITY IMPACT VISITS are fun, family experiences that build connection and stewardship!

Above, we shared an activity from the KIND IDEAS 5 Day Kick Off Experience, part of our FREE give toolset for educators who participate in the AP GIVE Program. This high level tool is built in partnership with New York Times Best Selling Author, Kobi Yamada! We enjoyed hosting a 6 week family & community connect opportunity with Barnes & Noble Book Sellers where we met the families of Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks, CA! Thank you Kobi Yamada, Compendium Family, Do a Dot Art & Barnes & Noble!

"AddyPresLifeSTYLE is the bridge we've been looking for between theory and the reality of our children's future. Barnes & Noble is proud to be a community partner with AddyPresLifeSTYLE on this crucial journey to help sustain our planets future through thriving, mindful children & families."--- Jenny, Community Business Development Manager, Barnes & Noble

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Have you RECENTLY been impacted through an AP Community or Classroom Impact VISIT? CONNECT WITH US through the e-form below to offer feedback that helps us improve our offerings!

 

AP Recommended Reading

Be sure to VISIT the FULL AP BOOK LIST PAGE with BOOKS FOR KIDS, FAMILIES & EDUCATORS!

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FOR KIDS

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What Do You Do With An Idea?

By, Kobi Yamada

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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us...

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FOR EDUCATORS

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Make Space: How To Set The Stage for Creative Collaboration

by, Scott Doorley & Scott Whithoft

AddyPresLifeSTYLE for FAMILIES & EDUCATORS

Our FAMILIES PAGE is a resource for family lifestyle. The  AP PARENTING TOOLBOX has FREE RESOURCES & an e-form for parents to NOMINATE YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL to open the SUPPORT & GIVE OPPORTUNITIES we can offer your child's educators! Help bring the  AP GIVE PROGRAM to your child's school!

Become an AP Parent/Family Member

Our EDUCATORS PAGE was built to support you! Become an Educator Member, and the first step to gaining all the FREE RESOURCES, GIVE OPPORTUNITIES and SUSTAINED SUPPORT we want to offer for your dedication is accomplished! Learn more and JOIN OUR RECIPIENT NETWORK, on the AP Educators Page!

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LEADERS OF THE FIELDS WE VALUE

The Collaborative for Academic Social Emotional Learning, helping make evidence-based social emotional learning an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Read Featured News & Resources on the CASEL.org landing page.

THESE are the frameworks that will prepare our children for LIFE, these are the tools that will positively change our world.

MindUP is a teaching curriculum and framework developed by the Hawn Foundation. Goldie Hawn created MindUP with educators, for educators, because she wanted to help them improve student focus, engagement in learning academics and give them tools and strategies that would bring JOY back into the classroom. We, at AddyPresLifeSTYLE greatly advocate for the MindUp framework in K-8 classrooms, having trialed the program with our own educator contributors!

THE RESOURCE for education that works, Edutopia is dedicated to transforming K-12 education so that all students can acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives. Founded by innovative and award-winning filmmaker George Lucas in 1991. EDUTOPIA Homepage, offering weekly updates for Educators & Families.

EDUTOPIA: 25 YEARS OF EDUCATION THAT WORKS

Harvard's Making Caring Common Project uses research and the expertise and insights of both practitioners and parents to develop effective strategies for promoting kindness in children and a commitment to the greater good and to influence the national conversation about raising and educating caring, ethical children. This project is an influential leader that is making an impact for a BETTER WORLD for all.

Common Sense Media is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing trustworthy media information, education, and an independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.

Berkley's Greater Good Science Center's community programs turn cutting edge research into practical resources for happiness, compassion and a meaningful life. Visit the link above for upcoming training courses for educators and community events.

The Regenerative Organic Alliance is taking organic certification to a level that will impact the health and regeneration of our soil, value animal welfare, fairness to farmers & workers, and contribute to solutions for our environmental crisis. We urge our community to learn more about the important work this alliance is accomplishing for the planet we will hand to our children.

Through our 1% For The Planet Global Nonprofit Partnership, we are able to CONNECT our EDUCATOR RECIPIENTS to some of the most impactful environmental organizations and responsible companies in the world. Through this alliance we participate in building the stewards of tomorrow, by supporting them TODAY.

For almost 40 years, Patagonia has supported grassroots activists working to find solutions to the environmental crisis. But in this time of unprecedented threats, it’s often hard to know the best way to get involved. Patagonia Action Works connects individuals with it's environmental grantees, in order to take action on the most pressing issues facing the world today.

The Committee for Children is a field leader in Evidence Based Social Emotional Learning Programs and advocacy. Educators, please download the Committee for Children's FREE SEL ebook, featuring perspectives from a number of leading teachers, administrators, researchers, and education experts on how social emotional learning prepares children for school, the workplace and LIFE. Most exciting is the recent launch of their cutting edge Second Step Middle School Program.

Some of our  favorite DOWNLOADABLE, FREE materials & resources to inspire your student's civic leadership, can be found on the Disney Be Inspired Community Page, we recommend checking it out!

We LOVE many of the YSA tools, built to empowering kids to improve the world. YSA's mission is to help all young people find their voice, take action and make an impact on vital community issues like KINDNESS. YSA offers grants and funding opportunities for schools, learn more on their YSA Resources page, grab your age appropriate guide and GET INSPIRED!