Civic Engagement Events
During the month of March, GJHP will focus on mental health, in particular combatting stress. To bring awareness to this topic, students will have the opportunity to participate in art therapy activities in the Oasis, attend a night of self-care, as well as interact with social support animals.
In the month of February, GJHP recognizes the over 550,00 individuals affected by homeless people living in the United States, (80,000 in the Chicagoland area) by making and distributing kits filled with gloves, socks, snacks, and other simple necessities to be distributed to those who are effected by homeless.
In April, GJHP will be commemorating Earth Day by focusing on iniatives to care for our world. Students will have the opportunity to attend a community clean up, work in the Central School garden as well as take a trip to the Glencoe Community Garden.
Glencoe students will dedicate the month of January to domestic disaster relief. To build awareness of the community needs that comes as a result of a natural or human-constructed disaster, Glencoe students will work on projects with Habitat for Humanity and Red Cross.
In May, GJHP will focus our volunteer efforts on appreciating elderly adults by participating in the Legacy Project and volunteering at a local retirement facility.