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Service Leadership

Service Leadership

Will C. Wood’s Service Leadership (SL) program empowers young leaders to contribute to their communities in meaningful ways.  SL as a class exists to answer the questions:  

  • How can we help?

  • What does it mean to help?

  • How can we help by enacting our Mission which is to build awareness, spread compassion and take action?

  • What does it mean to help in terms of thinking about how we can best use human and social capital to make a difference.


SL students have the opportunity to:

  • Affect positive change within our local and global communities

  • Create and execute service projects

  • Develop their perspectives on ethics, diversity, philanthropy, compassion and human rights

  • This is a University of California approved Elective Course.


UC Course Approval

Students are able to fulfill part of their "G" elective credits for college admissions with this course. This means colleges recognize the course as an academic elective and give students admissions credit under their “G” elective requirements.


What We Do…

At its core, the course raises awareness, promotes compassion and takes action in local and global communities.


Class Projects in Committee/Project Examples:

  • World Kindness Day

  • Ronald McDonald House Meal Cooking

  • Canned Food Drive

  • Pack it Up for the homeless

  • Skills for Independence (Students with Special Needs) Class Collaborations

  • Feeding Our Families Food Drive

  • Walk for Life

  • PEACE4Kids Day

  • Blood drives

  • Dollar for a Dream Day

  • A Day Without Shoes

  • After School Program Dinner

  • Blanket-A-Thon

  • Red Out

  • Fundraising Projects