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Youth Education - Muhammad Ali Center | Be Great :: Do Great Things
Applications for 2018-19 MACCS & UCREW Now OpenCLICK HERE TO APPLY The Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students (MACCS) is a diverse group of young leaders, committed to improving themselves and their communities through the practice of Muhammad Ali’s six core principles: Respect, Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Spirituality, and Giving. As a youth-led organization, these dynamic students make decisions that guide the course of their service work and leadership development. What is the Muhammad Ali Center UCREW Program? UCREW is a ground-breaking social enterprise program of the Muhammad Ali Center available to high school students. The program offers a unique opportunity for students to not only learn about social entrepreneurship, but to work in teams to develop an actual social enterprise. During the 2016-2017 school year, students will meet twice monthly to explore the issue of “poverty” in their communities and to reflect on ways to combat local poverty through creative business endeavors. By the end of the program, students will have conceptualized, produced, marketed, and launched a small social enterprise business. Program Benefits Confidence building and leadership development. Meet and engage in dialogue with community leaders and inspirational speakers. Encourage teamwork and develop strong communications skills. Find your voice for social change, and understand the value and power of giving. Program Benefits Confidence building and leadership development. Meet and engage in dialogue with community leaders and inspirational speakers. Encourage teamwork and develop strong communications skills. Find your voice for social change, and further your understanding of the cycle of poverty in our community. Learn the foundation for building your own social entrepreneurship. Qualifications High school students in grades 10-12 who demonstrate the following: Involvement in community service or extra-curricular activities in school or community. Potential to develop leadership skills. Excellent attendance, good academic grades, and exemplary conduct are expected. Qualifications High school students in grades 9-12 who demonstrate the following: Involvement in community service or extra-curricular activities in school or community. Potential to develop leadership skills. Excellent attendance, good academic grades, and exemplary conduct are expected. Program Requirements Students must be available to meet two evenings per month at the Center. Students must be able to participate in learning projects throughout the year. Supported in part by Louisville Metro Government Department of Community Services. Program Requirements Students must be available to meet two evenings per month at the Center. Students must be able to participate in service projects throughout the year. Program dates: August 2018 – May 2019 Who is eligible to apply: Any high school student in the Louisville area. Application deadline: July 1, 2018 For more information, please contact: Darryl Young, Jr.Manager of Programming502.992.5311dyoung@alicenter.org Alumni Spotlight Chris O'TooleMACCS Member 2006-08 School: Sullivan University Graduated 2017 Current Job: Interior Designer at studio 360 Impact: I served on the Muhammad Ali Center Counsel Students Board Member from 2006 to 2008 where he was nominated to serve as Board President for the 2007-2008 term. I remember going to Chicago to the Derek Jeter leaders conference along with them coming to Louisville the following year and being able to put events together to show our great city. Being part of the MACCS in High school …