EVERYONE has something to give

EVERYONE has something to give
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Making Positivity Stick

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Making Positivity Stick

The best ideas are often the most simple. Sixteen-year-old Caitlin Haacke changed the world with a simple act. She is an anti-bullying advocate, who has spoken to thousands across the world about combating bullying with positivity on Post-It Notes. View her TEDx talk about her project.

   


We help you empower the youth in your community

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This is Philanthropy and Service

We help you empower the youth in your community

In today's world, many kids feel isolation and anxiety. They may envision their future based on limited options they see. Many lack experience taking responsibility to address conflict and challenges. Often, young people grow up unaware of their community’s assets or the power of nonprofit sector.

Learning to Give philanthropy education resources help families, educators, youth groups, and communities ...  

  • educate children and youth about the issues and strengths in our communities,
  • equip youth with skills and connections, and,
  • empower youth to take personal action for the common good.

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  • Unit: 
    Why Do We Have a Census?
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    This secondary lesson explains what the U.S. Census is and why it is important for everyone. Every ten years, we count everyone who is living in the U.S., from babies to the oldest people.

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    Why Do We Have a Census?
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    This lesson explains what the Census is and why it is important for everyone. Every ten years, we count everyone who is living in the U.S., from babies to the oldest people. This gives our government a clear idea of who lives where and regions where we have growth or decrease in population.

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    Humans and Nature Flourishing Together
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    Using the inspiration of Amanda Gorman’s poem “Earthrise,” participants consider what it means to act in ways that honor the Earth. Individuals identify and publicly commit to take action that works to help humans and nature flourish together.

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    Humans and Nature Flourishing Together
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    What does it mean to live philanthropically with our “treasure”?  In what ways do we impact nature through purchasing decisions? Participants will develop their understanding of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.  Through researching the ways companies engage in corp

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    TeachOne for Earth Day
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    Students get outside and play in nature and recognize the beauty of diverse living things in their environment. Their service project is to take action to protect nature and share nature with someone else.

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    TeachOne for Earth Day
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    What are the forces in our lives that separate us from the outdoors today, and what can we do to fuel up on the power of nature?

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    TeachOne for Earth Day
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    Students get outside and play in nature and recognize the beauty of diverse living things in their environment. Their service project is to share nature with someone else in a creative interaction.  

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    Tote Challenge
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    #ToteChallenge: Young people investigate the problems caused by plastic shopping bags, then propose solutions they can take to address the problems. They brainstorm uses for plastic bags.

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    Humans and Nature Flourishing Together
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    Through analyzing a Ted Talk by Robin Wall Kimmerer, participants develop their understanding of what it means to respond with gratitude to the gifts from the Earth. Participants expand their awareness of the interdependent relationship between humans and nature.

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    Attributes of a Civil Society
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    Learners define justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance and describe the importance of these attributes of a civil society. They look for examples in the media and brainstorm how they can promote these attributes in their school, community, and the world. 

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Welcome to Learning to Give

Everyone has something to give, and every act of generosity and empathy matters to the community we want to live in.

 

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help improve student attitudes and school culture
empower students to see their value to society
increase student empathy and respect