A Brief History of OSI Projects* from 1989 to 2015 American Poets for Peace – 1989 (Poets Margo Berdeshevsky and Billie Hopkins to Moscow’s Writer’s Union) VineWerks – 1990 (a periodic periodical) Keroac’s Children meet Children of the Arbat – 1991 (Russian poet, Takchinco to Naropa) Peredelkino! — 1991 (Establishing a used book store in Arbat Square) International Fair in Denver – 1991 (a collaborative event to honor and celebrate our Oneness in Diversity) A Japanese Christmas in California – 1992 (Home stay visits for two students from AEON English Conversation School) Poets for Change — 1993 (whatever that reading was that Katherine Whatshername organized at the Merc) Angelita and the Way of AEthergis – 1995 (Original musical fable by Billie — staged reading in Boulder, Colorado) Multi-Cultural Day at Arvada High School – 1996 (Various culturally diverse students and families from Arvada High School hosted a day to honor and celebrate food, music and costumes from their home countries) Jaffrika – 1996 to 1999 (A multi-ethnic, multi-media musical performing ensemble) Youth-in-Action – 1997 to current – An on-going program of OSI. Need logo, mission statement and scope from JoAnne. PROJECTED OSI PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS Lil’ Rockers – 2015: Is this happening, or not? Strategic Foresight – 2015: Expressive Arts Education for teens, designed for the Prevention of bullying and suicide, through integrated arts conflict-resolution, decision-making, and emotional intelligence workshops. Also, Chris may have a curriculum for the prevention of suicide Naomio’s Island: Need logo, mission statement and scope from Chris. The New Bridge Chronicles – 2015 (Intergenerational Project. A 30-year retrospective documentary video of the first Maui-Moscow Exchanges) Angels-in-Action – 2015 (Intergenerational Projects in music and theatre. Breaking Bread – 2015 (Intercultural, intergenerational holiday celebrations for displaced and homeless families, to include 5-star guest chef, professional quality music and theatrical entertainment in various community venues throughout Las Vegas. Projected to expand to other cities ——————————————————————— *Project are short term or one-time events which may or may not evolve into long-term Programs