Special Evening to Inspire Our Youth to be Change Agents of the World – Wed Jan 21st, 7pm

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ImpactAVillage is proud to host a very special event In the Granite Bay home of Lisa Wade, President of ImpactAVillage on Wednesday January 21st, 7-8:30pm. Craig Kielburger, the charismatic co-founder of the international charity “Free the Children” will give an inspiring talk to empower youth to change the world. All are welcome at this free event including parents, teachers and children.

Craig Kielburger – Co-founder of Free the Children

Craig Kielburger – Co-founder of Free the Children

Craig, who is a New York Times best selling author and has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN and 60 Minutes, will speak about We Act, an educational program that empowers youth to become active local, national and global citizens.  A special guest is Deng Ajak Jongkuch, a Sudanese refugee  who has overcome hardships of war to make a difference in the world. Laura Lyon, board member of ImpactAVillage and Director of Advancement at St. Michael’s Episcopal Day School in Carmichael will discuss her school’s involvement in community service and global awareness.

“We are thrilled to see the We Act program expand into the Greater-Sacramento area. Since 2007, youth involved in We Act have achieved remarkable social change raising $45 million and volunteering 14.6 million hours for more than 1,000 local and global causes. I can’t wait to see the impact the students across the Greater-Sacramento area will achieve.”  – Craig Kielburger, co-founder Free The Children.

Please RSVP to lisafwade@gmail.com in advance to guarantee a spot for you and your guests. Address and gate code will be provided with your RSVP acknowledgment. For more information, see http://www.impactavillage.org/events.html