The Red Badge Project supports Wounded Warriors in the journey to reconstruct their individual sense of purpose, understanding of self-worth, and place in community, as they discover and give voice to their unique stories.
Participants discover greater self-acceptance and efficacy as they find their voice, and produce stories inspired by their life experiences.
Participants indicate improved self-worth and efficacy as noted on pre/post self-survey and open-ended response evaluation instruments.
1: Participants connect their own motives with those of the characters in their story.
2: Participants indicate the ability to understand their character’s unique perspective.
3: Participants produce an oral, written, and/or visual media project within the classroom environment, based on a life experience.
Participants understand the creative process and utilize a variety of tools to express themselves within and beyond the classroom.
Participants improve listening and communication skills as noted on pre/post self-survey and open-ended response evaluation instruments.
1: Participants indicate improved confidence in ability to express life experiences.
2: Participants understand and express the role of conflict, setting, and scene within a story.
3: Participants attend, participate in, and complete class activities.
1: The Red Badge Project will extend community outreach and support to include families and community based activities.
2: Participants share their oral, written, and/or visual media project with their peers and/or a broader audience.
3: The Red Badge Project will add a minimum of three new Partnerships annually, as measured by Letters of Agreement, fiscal and in-kind support