Possible Project Components

Here’s an example of a project product with potential public value:

Activities and topics vary a lot. Contact us for additional choosing or planning support. Here are some possibilities. One way to use this table: find things that interest you and sketch out projects based on them, then discuss with us or a school advisor.

TopicReadings/ VideosInterview(s)Community ActionProductsPartner #2
AgricultureLand use, water pollution, biodiversityMOFGA repWorking on a local organic farmIllustrated timeline: restorative ag progressWolf's Neck Farm
Community hungerFood insecurity, nutrition policy, farm billSocial workerLunch packing over school vacationMap: local nutrition and food resourcesPreble Street
Emotional healthEmotional intelligence, mental health policies and resourcesLocal counselorLesson for younger students: responding to adversityA PSA for school announcementsThe Yellow Tulip Project
Energy productionElectrification, sustainable energy, energy policyLearner who did a similar projectLobby a state rep or committeePresentation: school rooftop solar benefitsNRCM
Information qualityMisinformation, debate ethics, logical fallaciesPoly sci grad studentOnline fact check: local officials' claims
JusticeForms of personal and systemic racismJustice activistCampaign: drug sentencing reformLetter to the editor about recognizing prejudicesRacial Equity and Justice
LiteracyImmigration, education system, job training programsESL teacherHolding a fundraiser for a group; reading to othersABC picture book w/ differently abled models (classmates)The Telling Room
Pandemic safetyVirus science, health statisticsBusiness owner, microbiology grad studentRap and info sheet on finding quality masksMaine CDC
Physical activityPhysical and emotional impacts of physical activityCity plannerHelp clean up and construct trails locallyEssay: project impacts on the learner and communityTeens to Trails
VotingFirst amendment rights, debates on voter ID and mail-in ballotsAmerican historianRegistering new voters in a GOTV campaignSpeech: supporting election participation and securityRepresent.us