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The idea is to create, through direct involvement and technologically assisted participation, new kinds of communities and social organizations that can work together for the collective good of children and their families who live in remote parts of the world, and also here in the United States where there is substantial documentation that in Louisiana and Mississippi the children received inadequate support following the devastation and loss of their homes, schools and communities due to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
The central premise is that when working for the common good of children it is essential that we share knowledge, increase understanding and improve the educational opportunities of all children irrespective of the children’s race, ethnicity, gender, religion or national identity.
This proposal for the International Center for Everybody’s Child creates opportunities for teachers and other professionals who are spread across the world to think globally but work locally through the coordination of projects and activities. At the time of writing this proposal work has been done to explore the establishment of international sites in Israel, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the West Bank and Gaza. Sites in the United States have been established in Louisiana and discussions are taking place for the establishment of sites in New Mexico as well as New York State.
Conversations have taken place with teachers and members of NGO’s in each of these locations and discussions with international scholars on four continents have also taken place and on-going participation and support for the projects of ICEC; has been promised by teachers and researchers at Stanford, Berkeley, UCLA, University of Wisconsin, University of New Mexico, Lancaster University and Kings College, London.