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#FAMILYHOOD DEFINES SCHOOLS AS THE HUB FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZES AN INTER-GENERATIONAL APPROACH TO INCREASE SUSTAINABILITY WITHIN THE SCHOOL AND ITS SURROUNDING COMMUNITY. FAMILYHOOD IS DRIVEN BY TWO MOTTO'S: 1) FRIENDS OF SCHOOL - WHICH SAYS, "EVERY SCHOOL SHALL HAVE A FUNCTIONING STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION, PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION AND ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS. 2) MO' BETTER FOOD SAYS, EVERY SCHOOL SHALL HAVE A GARDEN, A FARMERS MARKET AND GROCERY STORE."#FAMILYHOOD PROMOTES THESE ORGANIZATIONS TO COLLABORATE, PLAN AND OPERATE THEIR SCHOOL GARDEN, FARMERS MARKET AND EVENTUALLY A GROCERY STORE.
1ST SATURDAYS DEFINES THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH AS THE OFFICIAL MONTHLY VOLUNTEER/RECRUITMENT DAY AT SCHOOL SITES. #1STSATURDAYS PROMOTES CAPACITY BUILDING AND COLLABORATION WITHIN THE SCHOOL'S THREE MAIN MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS FIRST. THESE ORGANIZATIONS ARE STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION, PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION AND ALUMNI. EACH 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH #1STSATURDAYS PROMOTES THESE ORGANIZATIONS TO PICK UP WHERE THEY LEFT OFF THE PREVIOUS MONTH ON THEIR JOURNEY TOWARDS FOLLOWING THE MOTTO'S OF #FAMILYHOOD. SCHOOLS SIGN UP AT 1STSATURDAYS.COM
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Our four main programs work together to increase sustainability within a community by utilizing the schools in neighborhoods as the center for a communities development. This vision, we call "Familyhood." Friends of school.org "Every school shall have a functioning Student Government Association (SGA), Parent Teacher Assocation (PTA) and Alumni Association" Mo' Better Food.com "Every school shall have a garden, farmers market and grocery store." Intergenerational Enterprise.com The collaboration of the S.G.A, P.T.A. and Alumni to manage their schools garden, farmers market and grocery store." One word to define The Intergenerational Enterprise is Familyhood. 1st Saturdays is the official monthly volunteer/recruitment day to build the above! 1st Saturdays.com