Ethics and Peace





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Irvine

Total Budget: $3,100

Areas of Focus: Peacebuilding and conflict prevention, Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: Provide 8 Talks and 2 Panel discussions on Ethics and Peace to Boys and Girls Clubs and to Rotaract / Interact student members

Curriculum in schools dont have elements of Ethics and Peace that are integral to the life and careers of the Youth. Rotary has this in built in its 4 way test and it has been effectively used to build these values thru Interact and Rotaract. The Long Beach Rotary incorporated this into a middle school program called Teaching Ethics to Kids (TEK). We have taken elements of this program and merged it with a curriculum for Peace and setup an educational program for Boys and Girls Clubs and Interact and Rotaract Clubs. Nuclear Age Peace Foundation has agreed to contribute some Peace materials to our Curriculum development.

The projects entails:

1. To Develop a curriculum and deliver (8) talks to Middle and High School level students at Irvine Boys and Girls Club.

2. Organize (2) panel discussions on Ethics and Peace. The panelists will consist of business professionals and the target audience will be Rotaract and Interact students as well as Irvine Boys and Girls Club.

These sessions may be over the course of the Rotary year starting in Sep 2020.

The project expenditures are as follows:


1. Facility rental + Staff for two workshops w/ panel discussions 2 x $250 each = $ 500

2. Speakers Honorarium 2 x $250 each = $ 500

3. Materials for seminars 2 x $250 each = $ 500

4. Refreshments for Boys & Girls Club (B&GC) 8 x $150 each = $1,200

5. Materials for B&GC 8 x $50 each = $ 400

Total Project Expenditures $ 3,100

A minimum of 3 Rotarians will be involved per session:

(3) Club members to function as:

1. Program Chair / Coordinator

2. Program marketing and Outreach Officer

3. Panel Moderator

Additional Rotarians may help with logistics, food distribution etc.

Addendum to Project Description (added after the project was signed)

Due to Covid quarantine, we have involved High School students in AVID program through OC Department of Education for the Peace portion of this program to get a more meaningful participation.

See report for full program description.

Project Contact Person

District: 5320

Rotary Club of: Irvine

Primary Contact: Caecilia Gotama

Email: brdg.cgotama@gmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Reported". This means that a report has been forwarded for review to the district leadership. This report is now being reviewed by the district leadership for approval. Once the report is accepted, the status of the project will be changed to "Completed".

Project listed for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





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Project Supporting Documents

Project Photos

History Log Entries


by Harish Murthy

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Harish Murthy

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by Harish Murthy

System Entry: Project signed by Harish Murthy.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Caecilia Gotama.


by Helen Maxwell

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Helen Maxwell

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.


by Harish Murthy

This project is in progress. Phase 1 of the project has been completed. Detailed report will be uploaded to documents for the project.


by Caecilia Gotama

System Entry: Project has been implemented and final report uploaded.

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