It is always the right time to make the right choice, so get ready to embark on a journey with this year’s state project, “The Choice Is Yours”. This year’s project places a special focus on helping members become knowledgeable about developing logical arguments for decision-making and having an ethical impact in society.
In addition to having the opportunity to identify personal, business, and online ethical guidelines, chapters will also be challenged to identify the consequences of unethical and illegal conduct. Through fundraising and community service hours in partnership with local charities, chapters will be able to earn awards and recognition by earning various amounts of points.
Points will be rewarded according to how each chapter demonstrates the primary goals of this project. “The Choice Is Yours” will prompt students to achieve goals such as the following: learning internet protection technology and practices; researching major businesses or corporations that have dealt with ethical dilemmas; identifying unethical marketing practices of web based practices and behavior; and demonstrating ethical and legal actions with regards to plagiarism, fair use, and copyright laws. Overall, it is this project’s hope that members come to obtain a better understanding of ethical decision-making and the impact it has on society.
The TREY Project , Through Reaching Every Youth, is this year’s state project,and the purpose is to help members understand the accessibility issues and opportunities for inclusion for students with special challenges and needs. Members will have the opportunity to explore legal requirements, assistive technology practices, and design innovative ways for FBLA members with special challenges to have their time to shine. The TREY Project will include fundraising and raising awareness with the Georgia Tools for Life Program.
Chapters, a great way to get involved with the state project is partnering with related organizations such as CTI (Career & Technical Instruction), Special Olympics, Tools for Life and others. For example, a simple way to partner with a related organization is to help out at the Special Olympics. Whether it is raising money or volunteering at a Special Olympics event, members should get involved and help raise awareness for accessibility issues and opportunities for inclusion.
An important part of success in the business world is knowing how to manage money. Georgia FBLA’s Dollar $en$e state project aims to help members learn ways to stretch the value of the business and consumer dollar. Throughout the project, students will evaluate the value of conserving funds in multiple areas, including homes, businesses, and communities.
Find more Georgia FBLA state projects at http://georgiafbla.org/state-projects/