SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul. The Celebration will bring together World Savvy's network of globally minded individuals and raise funds to support the organization's mission and programmatic activities.
The Celebration in San Francisco is one in a series of celebration events hosted by World Savvy this spring to commemorate a decade of work in building a more informed, engaged, and globally competent generation of leaders and change-makers. World Savvy has reached more than 250,000 youth and 2000 teachers. The San Francisco Celebration will feature entertainment from the beloved San Francisco band Jazz Mafia, an open bar with signature drinks of the evening, and an eclectic menu of food from around the world provided by La Cocina.
Dana Mortenson, the co-founder & Executive Director of World Savvy and a 2011 Ashoka Social Entrepreneurship Fellow, will give an inspirational keynote speech. Guests will participate in exciting silent and live auctions for a range of exclusive items including vacation packages, spa treatments, gift certificates to premier San Francisco restaurants, and limited edition designer jewelry.
Tickets are $150 for general admission. Guests also have the opportunity to purchase a "Champion" ticket which includes general admission for one plus sponsorship of one educator to attend the event. Additional World Savvy 10-Year Celebration events will take place in New York on May 3rd and Minneapolis on May 17th. For more information on event sponsorship, purchasing tickets, or donating to the live and silent auctions please visit http://worldsavvy.org/donate/10th-Anniversary-Celebrations/ or contact Edward Wang at Edward@worldsavvy.org or 415-813-1686.
About World Savvy:
With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy prepares the next generation of leaders to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century. It was founded in 2002 in response to the critical unmet need for youth to acquire global knowledge and 21st century skills and an absence of quality, mainstreamed global education opportunities for K-12 students and teachers. World Savvy's work supports systemic change in K-12 education to provide every student in every classroom with the content knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be leaders and change-makers in their diverse communities, locally and globally. Since 2002, World Savvy has worked with over 250,000 youth and 2,000 educators, through core programming including youth engagement, professional development, customized consulting, and educational E-resources.
More information: http://www.worldsavvy.org .
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