#ToteChallenge: Students investigate the problems caused by plastic shopping bags, then propose solutions they can take to address the problems. They brainstorm uses for plastic bags and design a reusable shopping tote out of an old T-shirt using engineering, problem-solving, creativity, and communication. They take action for the common good by using and sharing their homemade totes and by educating the community about problems and solutions to the plastic bag crisis.
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The Peace Corps is an independent federal agency that trains and places American citizens in countries around the world to work in localities alongside community members and leaders. The mission...
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The #MeToo Movement was derived from 2006. Initially, Tarana Burke, a social activist, created a "MeToo MySpace page to encourage and support black females and girls of color in poor communities who had...
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The economic impact of the volunteer sector (also called the nonprofit or third sector) is extensive but nearly impossible to accurately estimate. Given the nature and reporting requirements of the...
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Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions due to impairment in physical, learning, language, or behavior areas. These disabilities are labeled ‘developmental’ because they begin during the...
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In the aftermath of the Great Recession of 2008 and their filing of Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the city of Detroit, Michigan needed some serious help. Due to their shrinking tax-base, the city was over $18 billion...
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The term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has a fluid definition, and can be molded to fit many corporate programs that benefit the community (Chandler, 2015). In simple terms, CSR is any action a...