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.
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 corporate social responsibility, participants explore the impact of individuals making purchasing choices based on environmental sustainability and ethics.
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. Kimmerer motivates and inspires us to be grateful recipients of Earth's gifts.
This true story of Wangari Mathaai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, is an inspiring tale of environmental activism and the power each one of us has to help protect our world.
Literature Guide by Maureen Klein
A Simple Safe Service project from home: Plant seeds in this homemade planter made of recycled materials so they are ready for outdoor planting when the weather and soil warm up. A time of rest makes a stronger plant and garden to share with our community when we come together again.
In this true story, Bryan Stevenson fights injustice and champions wrongfully incarcerated Black men on death row with special attention given to the case of Walter McMillian. Stevenson is a lawyer who works to restore basic human rights for vulnerable people, including people who...
A Simple Safe Service project from home: Practice active listening that values another's experience.
by Elizabeth Williams
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) is widely considered to be the wealthiest man and most prominent philanthropist in United States history. His ...
by Jonathan Collier
The definition of non-distribution constraint has two elements to it. Firstly ‘non-distribution’ which is a negative definition in terms of telling us what cannot be done rather than what can be. In...
by Maureen Shiel
Science Daily defines water scarcity as the lack of sufficient available water resources to meet the demands of water usage within a region. Water scarcity can be a lack of sufficient water, or not having access to safe...