1. Investigate and Learn

    Students explore topics related to a real-world challenge or opportunity.
  2. Action Plan

    Students develop a plan to implement their service-learning project, including one local and one global action.
  3. Take Action

    Students implement their action plan.
  4. Report and Celebrate

    Students present the results of their service-learning initiatives.

Record and Reflect

Using the Local and Global Student Yearbooks, students will record their progress and their reflections for each of the steps above.

WE Schools creates change in a BIG way.

Students also have the chance to undergo profound changes and reach their full potentials. During the 2017-2018 school year, youth involved in the WE School program in North America and the UK resulted in:

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$265.9 million

of social value* created

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$8.3 million

raised for local causes

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$5.8 million

raised for global causes

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10.8 million pounds
($15.5 million in value)

of food collected for local causes

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10.5 million hours
($265.9 million in value)

volunteered for both local and global causes

*Social value = total money raised for local and global causes + value of food collected + the value of hours volunteered at a standard value rate.

Additional Resources

Exploring Issues

WE Schools Campaigns