The learners will become aware of human need brought about by natural disasters and will compare domestic experiences with parallel events on the other side of the world.
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Unit: Hurricane Katrina / Great Hanshin-Awaji Disaster Collaboration
Unit: Civil War Philanthropy
We learn about the brave work of a Quaker, Laura Smith Haviland, who used her ties and talent to lead anti-slavery work before, during, and after the Civil War. ...
We learn about organizations that responded to needs and increased social awareness during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To introduce students to organizations that focus on international and global problems, rather than local or national concerns.
Note: This specific lesson involves CARE, an international organization located in Atlanta where the Philanthropy 101 course was developed. We encourage...
Unit: Respecting the Environment (Private-Religious)
This lesson will teach the basic Biblical laws of Tza’ar Ba’alei Chaim (the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) the rationale that supports these laws, and practical applications of these laws in today’s world. The learner will participate in a class project aimed to assist community...
Unit: Advocacy-Getting the Job Done
Young people identify several advocacy strategies and draw conclusions as to their effectiveness. They research efforts in past advocacy campaigns to learn about people, styles, and effectiveness. ...