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STUDENT SOLUTIONS


Teams have one week to select the challenge of their choice, draft their vision, and set goals. Teams put their work into action by engaging their communities through events, surveys and media outreach. Here are their solutions.


DC 2015 Solutions


DC 2015 Solutions


2015 WASHINGTON DC SOLUTIONS

Jose Andres Solutions


Jose Andres Solutions


PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL

Team Ceres

Dunbar’s mission is to make quick yet mouth-wateringly healthy meals, by combining delicious pancakes and savory waffles with organic ingredients, all natural meats fruits and vegetables, Pafills to combat this new plague of youthful ailments.

PHELPS ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION, AND ENGINEERING HIGH SCHOOL

Phelps Fresh Food on the Go!

Phelps Fresh Food on the Go! brings awareness and provides healthy food choices for healthy bodies and minds.

THE SEED SCHOOL OF WASHINGTON, DC

F.R.E.S.H. DC (Finding Real and Equitable Solutions for Health )

F.R.E.S.H (Finding Real and Equitable Solutions for Health) DC's mission is to integrate nutritious dishes into the community. We are familiar with our community and we intend to influence people to make healthier eating choices by finding an irresistible meal that people will enjoy.

DC 2015 Eric Dawson Solutions


DC 2015 Eric Dawson Solutions


ANACOSTIA HIGH SCHOOL

B.A.L.L. Image (Building Actual Links to Leadership)

Our mission is to foster a commitment to a peaceful, productive and gratifying environment in Washington, DC by celebrating young people¹s brilliance, ingenuity and humanity.

CESAR CHAVEZ PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC POLICY

Peaceful Allies for Youth

We shed light on police brutality and to find if police target a specific age group/race/gender and increase peace between youth and the police force.

DUKE ELLINGTON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

1000 Words of Kindness

1000 Words of Kindess provides and artistic and creative outlet for youth enduring mental and physical violence.

EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL

Blue Rocket Society

In order to eliminate ignorance and encourage a peaceful environment for youth, the Blue Rocket Society has created a program at Eastern, "Defying Stereotypes, Destroying Labels" (DSDL), to increase tolerance, provide exposure, and build relationships between traditionally oppressed groups and, through art, exposed our peers to the importance of defying stereotypes.

FRANK W. BALLOU HIGH SCHOOL

Ballou Peace Makers

Ballou will unleash peace by creating a peer-mediation program that fosters healthy dialogue among students, while also promoting a culture where unlikely allies work together for common purposes.

H.D. WOODSON HIGH SCHOOL

H.O.P.E. (Happiness, Optimism, Peace, Equality)

We want to stop the fighting and have a better way to approach situations by partnering with younger students at our local schools to find better ways to deal with their feelings.

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL

Breaking Free

Breaking Free will teach young people how to handle the in and out of violence through dialogue, art, and media by offering a transparency of violence in our schools and communities to create a safe and supportive environment.

Chris Plutte Solutions


Chris Plutte Solutions


CALVIN COOLIDGE HIGH SCHOOL

International Linkup

The mission of International Linkup is to connect students within schools and from around the world using social media in order to provide a platform for cultural exchange.

CAPITAL CITY PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

PEACE (People Exploring A Country Everyday)

PEACE (People Exploring A Country Everyday) encourages students from across the world to interact with one another, both inside and outside of school, with our app in order to explore different cultures, eliminate stereotypes, and discover similarities/differences through interactive games, forums, and shared photographs.

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS EDUCATION CAMPUS

Big Little World

Our mission is to make this big world a little smaller by communicating with people from other countries through social media in order to discover and promote what all people, regardless of location, have in common.

MCKINLEY TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL

Generation W3

Our mission is to create an annual event with supporting social media resources that will highlight the cultural differences of people from different countries in order to promote better understanding among diverse peoples.

WASHINGTON LATIN PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

Global Gazebo

Global Gazebo is hosting a website where students around the world can communicate with each other on a regular basis using videos and pictures.

WOODROW WILSON HIGH SCHOOL

Cultural Affinity

Cultural Affinity increases knowledge and understanding of different cultures and ways of life among youth around the world by connecting with them through social media i.e. Facebook, and Instagram.

Jo Ann Tan Matthews Solutions


Jo Ann Tan Matthews Solutions


BENJAMIN BANNEKER HIGH SCHOOL

BINC (Banneker, Inc.)

Our mission at BINC (Banneker, Inc.) is to develop an innovative and sustainable business solution to an issue of poverty in our city wide community through a website. This website, oriented to the needs of our community and made possible by financial support from local businesses, will offer coupons and solutions through a forum-like interface to address the primary needs of our
community and will be accessible to any and all that wish to make use of and to contribute to the database.

E.L. HAYNES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

Mountain Lions

Our goal is to disrupt teen poverty in our community by focusing on high school attendance through financial incentives.

THURGOOD MARSHALL ACADEMY

TMA Gourmat

TMA Gourmet is eradicating the issue of limited food access that plagues communities of poverty by providing parents, students, and members of our community healthier eating options from our school garden.