TEDxVillageGate Raises Money to Send Kids to the United Nations

Let It be Me Encinitas kids fundraiserMy friend’s daughter’s school is putting this amazing TEDx event on to raise money to go to the United Nations!  Thanks for sharing this and please feel free to request that we post your educational community event or fundraiser by emailing Contact@SanDiegoBargainMama.com.

WHAT: TEDxVillageGate: “Let it Be Me”

TEDxVillageGate — a licensed, independently organized TED event — is being organized by Village Gate Children’s Academy, an innovative Montessori school for children grades K-7 in Encinitas, north of San Diego.

The theme — “Let It Be Me” — is inspired by the school’s mission to educate children as creative thinkers, problem-solvers and contributing community members. It’s a call to personal and community action: rather than waiting for an unknown “them” to fix things and create a better world, we must rise to the knowledge that “them” is “me.”

WHEN: December 8th, 2012 – 8am to 4:30pm

WHERE: Seaside Center for Spiritual Life

1613 Lake Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024

SPEAKERS: Include revolutionaries such as:

Vicki Abeles, Director/Producer of Race to Nowhere

Davidji, Lead Educator of the Chopra Center for Well-Being

Alex Kajitani, 2009 California Teacher of the Year

Mark Kabban, CNN 2012 International Hero

Patti Diaz, co-founder, H20 Trash Patrol, and many more!

See flyer.

Also included are “Heroes of Tomorrow” — inspiring youth speakers with “ideas worth spreading” that we all need to hear!

Visit http://www.tedxvillagegate.com.

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