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What's New at the Picerne Family Foundation


What's New at the Picerne Family Foundation

Current News at the Picerne Family Foundation

Archived News at the Picerne Family Foundation








Picerne Family Foundation Archived News
JANUARY 2015
Artist Outreach Grants Have Lasting Impact

Manuel Ortega, a 2009 Artist Outreach grant recipient celebrates the fifth anniversary for his performing arts program at Santa Ana Police an Activities League.

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Artist Outreach Grants Have Lasting Impact

SEPTEMBER 2014
School District Lauds GSP Students and Teacher

Event reported in the Orange County Register and the Capistrano Unified School District newsletter, Capo Talk.

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School District Lauds GSP Students and Teacher

MARCH 2014
Two High School AP Teachers Selected for 2014/15 GSP

Two high school AP science teachers from Orange County, California have been selected to participate with students in the Global Sustainability Project in 2014/15.

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JUNE 2014
San Clemente High Students Present Curriculum to San Onofre Park Foundation

Students at San Clemente High entrusted results of their GSP service project to the San Onofre Park Foundation at a meeting on June 28, 2014.

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MARCH 2013
KAPF Honored by the State of California

The California State Senate has approved a resolution honoring the Foundation. The Resolution states: “For its distinguished record of public service and immeasurable contribution to the community….”

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SEPTEMBER 2013
Two High School AP Teachers Selected for 2013/14 GSP

The Foundation has selected two high school AP science teachers from Orange County, California to participate with students in the 2013/14 Global Sustainability Project.

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AUGUST 2012
First group of Global Sustainability Project teens return from Mankwe Wildlife Reserve in S. Africa

Nine teens and the director of the International Baccalaureate program at Ocean View High School returned to the U.S. on August 24, 2012 after spending 12 days on the Mankwe Wilderness Reserve in South Africa.

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JULY 2012
Artist Outreach Project Recognized by Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) as a Model Program

Grantmakers in Aging cited the Foundation’s Artist Outreach Project as a model program in its recent online publication, “For All Ages: The GIA Guide to Funding Across the Lifespan.” The Artist Outreach Project was featured in three areas.

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JUNE 2012
Barbara Gothard. Outstanding Artist Outreach Project Artist

On Saturday, June 9, Dr. Barbara Gothard presented the “ART: Sustain It!” exhibit, a culmination of her AOP project, that featured artwork by students from the Preuss School UCSD in San Diego.

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MAY 2012
KAPF Honored by the Encinitas City Council for the Artist Outreach Project

The Picerne Family Foundation was recognized by the City of Encinitas for its contribution to Encinitas artists and non-profit organizations.

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APRIL 2012
Berta Villaescusa, Outstanding Artist Outreach Project Artist

Roberta Villaescusa's AOP program is at the Vista Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts (VAVPA). Her "Madres" group for Spanish-speaking mothers is producing excellent artwork.

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APRIL 2012
Art Exhibit at the Boys & Girls Club in Encinitas

The Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito presented an Art Exhibit that featured the work of children who attend after-school art programs at the Club.

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MARCH 2012
Introducing the 2012 Global Sustainability Project Team

The first group of Ocean View High School students in Huntington Beach, California have been selected to participate in the first Global Sustainability Project.

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FEBRUARY 2012
Juan Manuel Cortez, Outstanding Artist Outreach Project Artist

Juan Manuel Cortez is teaching mariachi music to Latino students of all ages in San Juan Capistrano.

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DECEMBER 2011
KAPF Launches Global Sustainability Project

The Global Sustainability Project is launched as a new pilot program in collaboration with Ocean View High School and the Earthwatch organization. The GSP pilot program will give high school students the opportunity to actively engage in ecological sustainability, both locally and internationally.

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NOVEMBER 2011
2011 Artist Outreach Project Grant Recipients

The Foundation announces the 2011 Artist Outreach Project grant recipients.

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OCTOBER 2011
Lynne Everett, Outstanding Artist Outreach Project Artist

AOP artist Lynne Everett is teaching art to seniors at affordable housing locations.

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