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Proposal

Oral History Project

30 hours


Beginning date:
2017-04-24
Ending Date:
2017-08-31

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community to be addressed.
Answer Stories have power. This project is a unique opportunity to harvest the wisdom, the humor, and memories of men and women who have journeyed almost a full century on this planet. Our ‘Tiny Stories’ project provides the opportunity to gather the oral history in audio mp3 format or video mp4 format. We provide the audio and video tools, interview questions, and release forms. We will also provide some education regarding elderhood and the empowering impact of preserving the history and legacy of an elder. You will not only complete a project, but you will make a profound difference! We need you to listen to the storytellers and save the stories to preserve the legacy of the Elders. To learn more about our project, check out our Tiny stories project on our website! https://www.compass-living.com/senior-living/wi/eau-claire/heatherwood/tiny-stories

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?
Answer Guided by Goodness, Loyalty, Faith and Fun.

3.

What skills are required for this project?
Answer Ability to sit and listen to our elders about there great lives.

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?
Answer To allow the stories and history of our elders to be recorded to give to there families to allows have something for them to hold onto. Also to allow a piece of history that wouldn't otherwise be told to keep going.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?
Answer Monday through Friday 9:30am to 6:00pm and some weekends.

6.

Additional information (not required).
Answer N/A