The purpose of this lesson is to further reflect upon the characters in the story Seedfolks and how the Core Democratic Values/Fundamental beliefs impacted their growth as individuals and as a community.
Written by Lindsay Hill Stawick with some content from an earlier edition by
The Saguaro Seminar was born out of a need to assess social capital and civic engagement in America and provide...
Giving Circle: a collaborative philanthropic tool that leverages small amounts of money to make a more substantial cumulative impact. Related to investment clubs, frequently...
Written by Rick Smith with some content from an earlier edition by Cheryl Gage.
Established in 1956, The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it...
Hispanic is the term used by the U.S. Bureau of the Census to describe persons in the United States who were born in a Spanish-speaking country (including Spain) or who can trace...
Focus Question: How do our decisions about spending affect the common good?
Learners recognize water as a scarce natural resource that is often polluted and made unusable. They research local water sources, describe issues that pollute water, and brainstorm solutions.
Students learn how nonprofit organizations contribute to the common good by supporting the arts. They role-play as members of the board of a foundation focused on the Arts who are making a funding recommendation to bring the Arts to the children of the community.
Focus Question: How does an individual use personal interests and strengths to impact the common good?
Students will examine violation of children’s rights through the use of compelling literature. In addition, students will also reflect on examples of human kindness and collective action for the common good (philanthropy).