In this activity participants get to know one another and discover their commonalities and differences. What similarities do I have with others? What differences do I have with others? Why are both important? 

In this activity participants experience the appreciative inquiry approach of “looking at the good stuff in their organization and/or community.” Youth will look at organizations and communities as ‘half-full’ with potential, rather than ‘half-empty.’ 

What is the history of Youth Philanthropy? What impact do you see youth philanthropy making in the future?

Time: 

30 minutes 

Materials:  

  • Printed History of Youth Philanthropy timeline (copies for all or small groups)
  • ...

Do you think it is difficult to reach a group consensus? What do you think can be done to enahnce group communciation to work towards a shared goal?

Time: 

60 minutes 

Materials: 

  • Chart paper and markers 
  • Pencils or
  • ...

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