The participants investigate the roles of historical and contemporary Latino philanthropists. They will look at the work of César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the farm labor movement within the historical context of Latino activism in the United States.
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Unit: Roots of Philanthropy (Elementary)
Youth Activity: Participants recognize a wide variety of philanthropic actions through fun and active participation. See the handout for supplemental faith-based discussion questions.
"If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of 20...
Unit: Poetry of Giving
The students will use their knowledge of philanthropy and poetic conventions to write original poetry about philanthropic giving.
Unit: Roots of Philanthropy (Teen)
Youth Activity: Students add to their “philanthropic” vocabulary with an alphabet activity to gain a better understanding of the actions and deeds of philanthropy.
“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~ Socrates
Unit: From Passion to Career: Leadership Paths
Students learn about the power of collaboration, especially in the world of philanthropy. They will discuss: Why would someone want to work with others? What skills and attributes does it require to be a servant leader?
Young people identify examples of philanthropy in a classic piece of literature. Note: One handout has Biblical applications of the storyline.
Unit: Philanthropy and You
The purpose of this lesson is to examine the tradition of giving and sharing in Indigenous communities and to learn about philanthropy in other cultures.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To give students time to reflect on the course of study each week and to encourage them to begin thinking of how to best make a monetary donation to an effective organization.
To identify the intersection between students’ passions, community needs and the effectiveness of organizations selected.
Unit: Philanthropy—A Day at the Beach
This lesson is a reflection on the beach clean-up experience.