Kidoinfo Hosts Conversation: Raising Community Minded Kids on May 25th at AS220

Join the conversation. This event will offer a discussion of how families, parents and caregivers can create meaningful connections to their communities and to impact real change in the world. To support the ideas shared in this Conversation, I am publishing a Community Minded Kids (CMK) Field Guide that will encompass ideas, resources, and examples of how families can engage in social responsibility. Planned in time for summer, the CMK Field Guide will include space for kids to reflect on their values and ideals, and make plans for a project that puts those values into action.

In the spirit of Community Mindedness and collaboration, Kidoinfo is reaching out for your participation in the event and publication of the CMK Field Guide. Here is how you can help:

-    Contribute action step suggestions to the CMK Field Guide 100 Ideas. (Deadline: April 25th)
-    Attend the free event to meet like-minded community members and organizations
-    Sponsor the Conversation and printing of the CMK Field Guide to help increase its distribution
-    Support Raising Community Minded Kids with $25 donation.

The Conversation series has garnered a reputation as a fun and informative way for Kidoinfo’s readers to foster a deep and tangible connection to one another and their community. The Community Minded Kids event will also create a time and space for you to connect with local organizations and programs that are doing meaningful work to impact real change in our cities and state.


Wendy Nilsson: Chair, Friends of Brown Street Park & Partner, Nurslings
Catherine Carr Kelly: Executive Director, Central Square Theater and Co-Founding Director, I WAS THERE Project, Vartan Gregorian Elementary School at Fox Point
Johanna Corcoran: Family Enrichment Consultant, My Familytopia
Jae Wyllie Willard: Founder of New England Nannies, Connecting families with qualified, affordable Nannies, Mannies, and Grannies.


Wendy Lawton – Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Brown University

LEAD SPONSOR: The Gordon School.
Sponsors: Bay View Academy, Moses Brown School, Rag and Bone Bindery, Providence 375, Providence Neighborhood Performing Arts, RI Families in Nature, Jewish Community Day School of RI, New England Nannies, Leslie Kellogg, Residential PropertiesRI Time Banks, SVPRI’s Young Social Innovators Program, Soul at Work,  4-H Club

The Details:
Kidoinfo presents: Raising Community Minded Kids
Wednesday, May 25th from 6:00-8:00pm
Location: AS220 – 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903
Parking: Free on Street Parking. Paid lots nearby.
Cost: FREE event. Cash Bar.
Space is limited. Pre-register here.
Help keep Kidoinfo free! Raffle tickets will be sold for chances to win great prizes!

About Anisa Raoof
Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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