This Mind The Gap activity & project also includes:
Class members organize a think tank to research and address the need for a summer meal program in their community. Participants create and conduct a survey of the barriers faced by those who need access and develop potential solutions to these problems. Groups collect this data and then share it with a summer meal service organization.
- Revise the plan for high schoolers and rather than a teacher-led activity, have class members organize the program
- Be aware that class members may be involved in both the National School Lunch Program and the Summer Food Service Program
- Presumes a protocol has been established for safe, respectful discussions
- The two-page resource includes a list of needed materials, a step-by-step plan for setting up the think tank, and reflection questions