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Language/Literature


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Language and literature cultural and community activities fall into many categories. Adapt one of these helpful project ideas to the specific needs of your own community.

Language

Language project suggestions:

  • Work with the language departments of local schools to organize an international event.
  • Encourage young people to develop an appreciation for their own language and other languages.
  • Provide scholarships for students of language.     
  • Sponsor a public speaking contest for local youth.
  • Organize a public lecture series.

Literature

Literature project suggestions:

  • Arrange for a public reading of a book or poetry by a local author.
  • Sponsor a short story or poetry writing contest. Arrange for the local newspaper to publish winning entries.
  • Purchase new books for the local library or school.
  • To encourage literacy in young children, establish a public storybook hour.
  • Organize a reading club for children. Offer prizes for avid readers.
  • Sponsor a used book sale.
  • Donate US$500 to LCIF for the UNICEF School-in-a-Box Program and receive a Lions/UNICEF School-in-a-Box banner patch award. For more information, click here.

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