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Posted by Creativity Cafe on December 07, 1999 at 02:03:46:

In Reply to: Planetpals: posted by Creativity Cafe on December 07, 1999 at 01:12:50:

Date: Mon, 06 Dec 1999 18:11:34 -1000
From: "Ross & Robin Smith (fka Robin Crabbe)"
Organization: Community Partnerships, Inc. (C.P.I.)
To: Peter Rosen
Subject: Re: Participation Request: "KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a
Better World"

Thanks for the info on KidCast - I'll be forwarding this to youth that might be
interested and any other individuals I think would be helpful. Keep up the good

Peter Rosen wrote:

> Dear Friend of Humanity, Art and Technology,
> webmaster@planetpals.com wrote:
> > Peter,
> >I have been all over your site, but I am not clear as to many things:
> >
> > 1. should this be a specific kids cast page?2. 3. what is the
> >deadline?4. 5. should it be earth related, peace related or it doesn't
> >matter.6.
> "KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better World" is seeking suggestions
> for improving the planet and its peoples. We are shooting for our nineth
> production on Earth Day, April 22, 2000. We are also seeking sponsors
> (http://creativity.net/KidCast/kccorp.html).
> "KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better World" is a telecommunications
> activity in
> which kids (OF ALL AGES) can meet in videoconferences several times a year
> (Earth Day, April 22, 2000 is next) to share their heart and ideas for
> making the world a happier, healthier, and more peaceful/safer place. Kids
> (of all ages) create analog and digital art, animation, web sites, etc.
> that demonstrate suggestions for improving the planet and its peoples. The
> actual KidCast For Peace is a CU-SeeMe viceoconference in which they share
> their work interactively with their peers globally in schools, cybercafes
> and from home. Activity Center is in KidCast Central:
> http://creativity.net/kidcast2.html. Deadline is April 22, 2000.
> In order for "KidCast For Peace" to come to pass with excellence, sponsors
> and manypeople locally need to be energy anchors, to write local press
> blurbs, post notices, choreograph energy (of kids in schools) before,
> during and after (for documentation) etc.. Please circulate this to anyone
> you think might be interested. Also, please post to relevant local lists.
> We remain grateful for the many past KidCast For Peace sponsors and
> supporters, for their gifts of software and other inkind donations, and
> from the companies who currently support our online presence; Mindspring
> Enterprises, and Maui.Net.
> Our ultimate aim is to contribute to a better world through precipitating a
> community venue called Creativity Cafe; a "New School for the Next
> Millennium" (http://creativity.net/foyer.html) into physical reality.
> Creativity Cafe presently exists on the Net and touches down in physical
> reality with our new TV show: the Maui Artists' Showcase (
> http://creativity.net/maui/mas/ ) ...soon to be streamed to browsers
> everywhere. The first ongoing physical community based cybertheater/artists
> resouece center has yet to come to pass.
> "KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better World" is a demonstration of the
> kind of programs and programming we envision the community would produce
> with the aid of a multimedia venue. We are seeking an orgainzation(s) to
> pass the KidCast production batton on to--an organization and/or group of
> individuals better equipted to take the project the next mile down the
> superhighway and into mainstream awareness.
> I am posting this to the KidCast list (kidcast@envirolink.org), as well as
> to Creativity Cafe's hand kept list. There are many grants for which this
> project qualifies and community/corporate sources will support. Are there
> writers among you? Please contact us if interested in fundraising?
> Http://creativity.net/KidCast/ is where our Grant writing boilerplate
> resides. The words are written for community organizers. You are invited to
> use them to develop local economic, technical and cultural resources that
> can enable your community's own participation, and to tithe something back
> to help keep the project going.
> Please assist if you can? There are a lot of pre production steps
> necessary to make the KidCast a reality and success. We welcome your
> suggestions for how you might like to participate and hopefully share some
> light from the next generation's point of view. Let's give tomorrow's
> leaders a chance to help build the world they will inherit.
> In service...Aloha,
> -Peter-
> a concerned citizen of planet earth
> >heads up to other KidCasters for next
> >earthday, and to offer an angle for teachers to begin inspiring their
> >students. The idea is to make a rap song poem. If they can actually record
> >some of the resultant eco-tunes, perhaps someone can do the digitizing and
> >put these KidCast Eco-Tunes "on the air" as mp3 files? If they make the
> >track with instruments made from "natural" materials; a washtub bass, or
> >mallot (sock on stick) playing glasses filled with water at various levels...
> >all the better! The help file on Natural Musical
> >Instrument component of the KidCast has more info:
> >http://creativity.net/KidCast/k
> >c6help.html#jam.
> >
> >To make your KidCast Submission page (or any existing page) an official
> >KidCast Submission,
> >please put this logo,
> >http://creativity.net/kidcnt.gif; the
> >KidCast Peace
> >Coin, and/or this logo:
> >http://creativity.net/kctitle.gif, the
> >KidCast
> >Heart, on the page you would like to submit as part of the KidCast2000
> >Competition. Prizes were awarded by MetaCreations for last years
> >participation.
> > http://creativity.net/KidCast/kc6
> gallery.html.
> Wishing everyone a Happy Holiday Season and special good tidings as we
> "Dance On The Edge Of Time"
> _________________________________________________________________
> Peter H. Rosen
> 808 875-4747
> _________________________________________________________________
> Executive Coordinator: Creativity Cafe; http://creativity.net
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