In this lesson, students begin to create a reference poster to use in the classroom that shows the relationships between various governmental and economic systems, and shows how these systems interact with the nonprofit sector to meet the needs of citizens in various countries.
Students investigate and share information about environmental organizations to compare and contrast how the three sectors differ in their purposes, goals and achievements.
Students research and present on the effectiveness of a modern environmental nonprofit of their choosing. They reflect on their personal commitment to addressing environmental issues financially or with action.
Jane Addams is a model philanthropist in action, improving many situations through volunteerism and advocacy, not only in the city of Chicago, but also at state, national and international levels.
To understand the workings of foundations in improving the common good.
Students compare the actions of early leaders to their own responsibility to be civically responsible. This discussion and writing activity helps students clarify the citizen's role in philanthropy as voluntary action for common good.
In this second lesson about Jane Addams, we learn about the impact of her philanthropic work and connect it to the needs of our communities today. Young people discuss voluntary actions they can take inspired by Jane Addams.
This lesson presents a model of a modern day philanthropist and responsible citizen, Jimmy Carter.
Students are introduced to the concept of responsible citizenship and how philanthropy helps achieve responsible citizenship.