Freedom, Fairness and Philanthropy
Focus Question: How have individuals in history taken philanthropic action for justice and fairness?
Learn about philanthropy through the stories of Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Jackie Joyner-Kersee. These three women model bravery, determination, and selflessness while living in a world in which the odds were against them.
The concept of freedom as a Core Democratic Value will be described through the story of Harriet Tubman. Learners will understand why unselfish people risk their lives to help others and serve the common good.
The unfair laws in America prior to the civil rights movement are shown through the story of Rosa Parks. The idea that the actions of one person can change the life of many is explored.