June Events and Teaching Resources

June Events and Lesson Plans

National Lemonade Days (Early June): National Lemonade Days is a fundraiser that allows people of all ages to make a difference in the battle against childhood cancer. http://www.alexslemonade.org/campaign/national-lemonade-days 

Juneteenth (June 19): Juneteenth Independence Day is an American holiday to observe the emancipation of black slaves (the date when the news of freedom finally reached Texas in 1865). The holiday is a celebration and a day talk about the complex history of the fight to end slavery in the U.S. Find lessons here to guide discussions. 

World Refugee Day (June 20): This event honors the families forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. Join others to raise awareness and help support newly settled families and children in your own community. 

Lemonade Days and Fundraising

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Lemonade Days and Fundraising

How can students raise funds for the causes they care about? National Lemonade Days is a fundraiser that allows people of all ages to make a differencein the battle against childhood cancer. These lessons provide tools and ideas for fundraising. 

Global Issues of Peace and Justice

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Global Issues of Peace and Justice

We are all connected in a global world where the actions of people across the world impact our lives. From poverty to education to environment and refugees, the issues of the world are the issues of our communites. Photo Credit:  Grandma, Baisakhi by Nevil Zaveri is licensed under CC by 2.0