Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ocho 2 Summary

Ocho 2 was packed with exciting field trips, informative workshops, and creative student projects.  Here is a brief overview of what we’ve been working on and learning throughout the course of the last month: TRUE Skool, a Milwaukee organization that … Continue reading

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John Breen Senior Thesis Project

Title:  In what ways do available community resources and views on skateboarding affect the number of teens participating in this activity? Problem statement:  Skateboarding is a crucial part of almost every community. There are a couple key problems with skateboarding … Continue reading

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Jene Tate Senior Thesis Project

Title: How does modeling raptivism affect youth perspective of themselves in their community? Problem statement: In my community I’ve noticed a lot of issues, much of which affect my generation. I always hear my peers talk about personal issues that … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Preston Senior Thesis Project

In what ways do teens perceptions on healthy foods affect their willingness to try healthy food or new food, their excitement around cooking new recipes and their access to healthy recipes and food choices? Problem Statement: There are many people who … Continue reading

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Luis Casillas Senior Thesis Project

Title:  In what ways does learning and sharing basketball opportunities affect health, self-esteem, happiness and collaboration of urban youth? Problem Statement: There are not enough opportunities in Milwaukee for youth athletes to play basketball in leagues. Thesis description: For this … Continue reading

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Cesar Becerra Senior Thesis Project

Title : In what ways can alternative forms of transportation like biking affect the well-being of neighborhoods and the environment? Problem Statement: The problem is that not many urban teens value activities like biking and instead spend their time on … Continue reading

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Leslie Alvarez Senior Thesis Project

In what ways does Mexican/American cultural identity affect the influence for healthy living on the south side of Milwaukee? Problem Statement: There is a lack of healthy food viability throughout the Mexican/American community in The south side of Milwaukee. However, this … Continue reading

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