What’s Being Said – Lo que dicen

“The children are the hope of the world.”

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“Cranes mean peace.
And I bet anyone would prefer that over war.”
~Shaina, 6th Grade
CATH Participant
 
“We 6th graders have never been so aware of how happy we can make people or what we could all accomplish if we just work together.”natural art
~Carlie, CATH Participant
 
“Just to know that by drawing a picture can change a life and/or a community was the best feeling in the world.”
~6th Grade Student
CATH Participant
 
“Art is a way to express yourself, or say something important that needs to be said.  Having the opportunity to exchange art with Cuba let us have a say.”
~Brianne, Age 12
CATH Participant
 
“I was filled with joy when I saw the smiles on those kid’s faces.”
~Jake
CATH Participant
 
“I can make a difference.
Yes, I can.”
~ Children Are The Hope Poem Mantra
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Rolling Hills Elementary School
 
“Cuba and Wisconsin are joined through the cranes.”
~Cuban CATH Participant
 
“Now every once in awhile, if I don’t finish my dinner, I can put it outside for the birds.  But I normally do finish it.”
~Wisconsin CATH Participant, answering the question, “How did the CATH project change your environmental behavior?”
 
field trip“This project has changed the way I treat naturebefore this project I killed animals, did not water flowers I did not take care of nature.  I have changed the way I am and behave.”
~CATH Participant
 
CATH has “changed us because we all have a way of thinking and we think that we should take care of the environment”.
~Cuban CATH Participant
 
“I learned to love the cranes and take care of the crane and other animals that exist in our country, as well as plants”.
~Cuban CATH Participant
 
“I also learned where they live, what they do, how they reproduce, how they fly and also I increased my knowledge about the environment.  Thanks to this project I gained a lot of knowledge about this beautiful animal”.
~CATH Participant
 
“Now if I see trash on the ground I would pick it up and throw it away and look for who did it and if I see them I say, ‘Don’t litterit’s bad’.  Before I’d just leave it alone”.
~CATH Participant
 
it ([CATH)} changed me because when I’m walking past beautiful things like birds and trees before this project happened I didn’t think they were very cuban kidsbeautiful or anything and now I think a lot more things are beautiful”.
~CATH Participant
 
 “The environment is a good, precious place. You must take very good care of it. It’s like a baby. A newborn baby You must give it everything it needs.”
~CATH Participant
 
before our project, I thought a crane was a goosenow I know the difference between a goose and a crane and I can identify different kinds of cranes.”
~CATH Participant