ACTION sTEPS

Action Steps & Ideas that promote CWU’s Quadrennial Priorities

 
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HUMAN RIGHTS

ACTION STEPS:

  • Work with students (as tutors and mentors), contribute school supplies, and attend school board meetings.

  • Adopt-a-child, a-teacher, or a-student mother.

  • Volunteer at a school or library or cafetaria.

  • Host an Education Awareness Day at your church, home, or community center.

  • Meet with Local Legislators to recommend ways to improve local education system’s performance.

  • Write a letter to your Congressional members urging them to ensure all children have equal access to a quality education.

HUNGER & POVERTY

ACTION STEPS:

  • Work to eradicate hunger: support your local food bank or give excess food from your gardens to local soup kitchens and homeless shelters.

  • Fight food waste in your households and support local restaurants that are Food Recovery Certified.

  • Support living wages policy proposals to fight poverty in low income earning families.

  • Experience hunger for yourself or in your household or ask your Congressional member to do so.

  • Participate in existing Snack Pack/Backpack Buddies program or start one.

  • Communicate to your Congressional members the importance of protecting existing federal programs that serve children, their families, and others living on the margins.

 
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HEALTH & WELLNESS

ACTION STEPS:

  • Familiarize yourself with the American Heart Association.

  • Participate and host programs to inform and educate women on heart health.

  • Know your heart health: eat heart healthy foods and get the recommended amount of sleep.

  • Build fun and relaxation in your day, week, and month: minimize stress in your life.

  • Join an exercise group and commit to a regular workout program or form one of your own.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS

ACTION STEPS:

  • Show warm and gracious hospitality to your neighbor.

  • Support policy positions that advance equality and acceptance of all God’s creation.

  • Seek ways to inform and enhance your own racial understanding and cultural competency.

  • Be open to diverse views and voices in various life settings: church, community, and business.

  • Create cultural inclusion opportunities in your units, churches, and communities.

  • Visit a museum or participate in an event that represents a culture or ethnicity other than your own.

 

Downloadable, complete version of CWU’s 2017 - 2020 Quadrennial Priority here.