WE Day Connect returns May 16!
This is service-learning at its most inspiring and exciting! WE Day Connect is an interactive, online event in which students and educators come together to celebrate selfless acts of volunteerism. Students will learn how their peers are working to make a difference in their local communities and around the world.
Featuring surprise WE Day talent appearances and inspirational stories from youth making a difference, this 90-minute action-packed program brings the power of WE Day to classrooms everywhere.
Check out what schools have to say about getting inspired by WE Day Connect
Bernhard Moos Testimonial
Northwood Middle School
Whittier Elementary School
George Kennedy Public School
More service-learning resources
WE Day Connect is all about helping teachers celebrate service-learning at its best. Check out our WE Schools program for more helpful resources for educators and exclusive learning opportunities for students.Learn more
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The why and the how of instilling compassion in your students.
When you and your students experience WE Day Connect, you’ll see how simple it can be to integrate lessons of compassion into your curriculum. Want more ideas? Our latest WE Schools blog post is all about helping kids develop their “compassion muscle.”
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Bernhard Moos Elementary School, Chicago, Illinois
“This entire experience has been unbelievable.This year we have expanded so much and are so proud of what everyone has done. Through WE Day Connect our students can realize the impact they are making and share their impact across the country and inspire others.”
—Teena VanDyke, educator.
Northwood Middle School, Wakarusa, Indiana
“I liked WE Day Connect. I felt like it was a good experience for people who didn’t get a chance to attend WE Day. I think events like this inspire people to work hard to get to next year’s WE Day. It makes service seem celebrated, which is cool!”
—Andrew M., Grade 7.
“I think this event was a great way for people around the world to connect and access WE Day. I think it was cool that we saw classes from other countries. I like learning what other schools are doing, because it inspires me to do more at our school.”
—Sloan V., Grade 7.
“WE Day Connect was an awesome experience for my entire class. They were excited by the presentation and were inspired to continue taking action. Students loved seeing that there were classes watching from across the world. I would love to see more events like this!”
—Valerie Anglemyer, Grade 7 Humanities teacher.
Whittier Elementary School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
“One thing I learned is that people need water to survive.”
—Zeinab, Grade 4.
“It was exciting and fun to watch!”
—Sylvie, Grade 5.
“It was really cool. The cross collaboration (and) intention—going to Africa, Seattle and Toronto. It drives the connection between all of us.”
—Libby Dominguez, IB World Coordinator.
George Kennedy Public School, Georgetown, Ontario
“This was my first time seeing a WE Day and it was so cool. Seeing our name on the screen was awesome.”
—Mia, Grade 2.
“This was amazing. We were so excited to see the Kielburgers again, and it was cool being able to see kids from different countries and a live performance from the Kenyan Boys Choir.
—Zoe and Riley, Grade 2.
“Seeing everybody, especially Spencer, was so cool. I have never seen him live. I felt really, really excited to see our name on the screen.”
—Khloe, Grade 3.