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The Power of Children Award to Grace Li - by Indianapolis Children's Museum. http://www.childrensmuseum.org/node/34732
Grace, Sharon and Eric are featured as the MSN 16 incredible kids who are saving the world
Grace Li is selected as The 25 Most Powerful And Influential Young People In The World (http://www.ysa.org/25/list)
We Care Act CEO Grace Li traveled to Kansas City, Missouri, to attend the Global Youth Forum (November 9 - 13, 2011) by People to People International, and gave an inspirational speech at the closing ceremony to the over 120 youth leaders attending this conference from over 16 countries. Grace encouraged everyone to go further to make bigger differences to the world.
Sharon Li, on behalf of We Care Act, received a Make Your Mark mini-grant (http://kidsvolunteer.generationon.org/) for the project of Helping Tornado Victims in Joplin, Missouri by collecting and sending stuffed animals to the children for Christmas. We Care Act is proud to be part of Make Your Mark Week (October 16-22) national movement. We would like to encourage youth to help promote community services and to organize and/or participate in service projects.
We Care Act co-founder Grace Li Named the All American High School Service Team by Parade Magazine and GenerationOn, among one of the 15 top national volunteers and top 3 in Education category. Please also see link here
We Care Act received a disaster grant from Dosomething.org for its Letters to Japan Project (http://www.dosomething.org/project/letters-to-japan)
We Care Act co-founder Sharon Li Named finalist of Huggable Heroes® sponsored by Build-A-Bear Workshop®, among the top 25 youth volunteers, age 10-18 in the US and Canada, who demonstrate kindness, compassion and leadership.
We Care Act co-founder Sharon Li Named the State Honoree, among America's 102 most outstanding youth volunteers - two from each state and the District of Columbia by Prudential Spirit Community Service Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for exemplary acts of volunteerism. The awards program, now in its 16th year, is conducted by Prudential Financial, Inc. in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Please click here for more details.
Grace traveled to Washington DC attending the US Summit for Global Citizen Diplomacy to showcase We Care Act as one of the top 10 national Youth Service Task Forces, presented We Care Act’s work and shared her experience in a panel discussion section to exchange ideas with the attendees including those from Romania and other countries. This meeting was attended by over 600 people from 39 U.S. states and 41 countries around the world. Please see Report about this summit.
Sharon, Grace and Eric Li received the Collaborative Youth Change Award by the Gulf South Youth Action Fund at the third annual Youth Change Awards Dinner held at Tulane University, New Orleans. Read more
Grace traveled to Detroit, Michigan on October 13-14 and delivered a keynote speech at the 7th Youth Service Institute’s Annual Conference of Advancing the Soul of Service. Grace also presented at the workshop of Young People’s Passion and Sparks at this international conference
We Care Act is selected as one of the 10 Youth Service Task Forces in the US, and organization leaders will be showcasing our innovative work at the US Summit for Global Citizen Diplomacy in Washington, DC on November 16-19, 2010. We Care Act is now among the top 90 organizations in the US in all of the areas represented in the Summit.
Grace Li is the youth recipient of 2010 Harris Wofford Award, the highest award by Youth Service America. The Harris Wofford Award carries significant prestige since it recognizes one of our nation’s greatest public servants. This award was created to honor Senator Wofford’s work in making service and service-learning the common expectation and common experience of every young person in America. Please read more
Girls Going Places®is a nationwide initiative designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls 12 through 18 that demonstrate budding entrepreneurship. Grace Li is one of the 12 national finalists in 2010 for her development of We Care Act as a community service business model. Please click here for details
The Daily Point of Light Award to Grace, Sharon, and Eric Li, March 11, 2010. The award from the Points of Light Institute honors individuals and volunteer groups around the country who are helping to meet critical needs in their communities and creating change every day.
Grace Li, on behalf of We Care Act, received a Disney Minnie Grant from Youth Service America. February, 2009.
Grace Li, on behalf of We Care Act, received a DoSomething.org Disaster Grant. October, 2009.
Sharon Li was awarded the Ann Shaw Elementary Scholar by Texas Association of Gifted & Talented. December, 2009.