EVERYONE has something to give

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National Hispanic Awareness Month

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National Hispanic Awareness Month

These books and discussion guides feature stories related to generosity and community within the Latino or Hispanic culture and history. Through literature and discussion, we explore themes of family, migration, diversity, justice, and community, while we build awareness of the strength and beauty in Hispanic culture.


Tools to help youth develop generosity and agency

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Tools to help youth develop generosity and agency

Learning to Give helps young people of all ages learn to use their voice and talent for good. From early childhood to young adulthood, they develop interests and skills for a better world. Our resources help families, educators, youth groups, and communities ...  

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

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  • Unit: 
    Cultural Competence
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    This lesson explores the language of disability and the importance of asking people about themselves with curiosity rather than treating disabilities as taboo. We learn to use people-first language. 

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    Constitution Day
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    Students learn how the Constitution relates to rules and community roles. This lesson is designed for Citizenship/Constitution Day (September 17) and connects students to improving their community for the good of all. 

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    Cultural Competence
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    Young people explore demographics and definitions to better understand some of the disabilities of their peers. They discuss how we can support one another's unique expressions of self. 

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    No Boundaries
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    We all want other people to understand us. In this lesson, youth learn about needs of differently-abled children in their school or community and take a step toward removing barriers. They raise awareness of ways to understand and show respect for people with disabilities through a service project. 

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    No Boundaries
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    We're all the same in one basic way: We all want other people to understand us. In this lesson, youth learn about needs of differently abled children in their school or community and take a step toward removing barriers. They use the persuasive power of communication to raise awareness of ways to understand and show respect for people with disabilities through a service project. 

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    Building a Caring and Inclusive Classroom
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    At the beginning of the year we get to create our classroom community. We get to decide how we will learn and grow and play with each other for the rest of the year. This is a new beginning for all. As we start to d

  • Unit: 
    TeachOne: Words Bring Peace
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    In this lesson, students learn that we all have ideas and talents to make the world a better place. This is an opportunity to demonstrate and feel the impact of kindness, inclusion, and listening on a caring community.

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    TeachOne: Words Bring Peace
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    In this lesson, the students learn to use their voice to say something to make the world a better place. This is an opportunity to demonstrate and feel the impact of kindness, inclusion, and listening on a caring community.

EVERYONE has something to give!

EVERYONE has something to give!
guide youth philanthropy
empower civic engagement
nurture trust and belonging