Students will understand the roles played by local African American nonprofit organizations in their community.
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Unit: Affirmative Action
In this lesson, learners examine Affirmative Action programs in the workplace and begin to explore the concept of "reverse discrimination," using Internet sources and the attached study guides.
Students investigate and share information about environmental organizations to compare and contrast how the three sectors differ in their purposes, goals and achievements.
Unit: Oil Changes Everything
The purpose of this lesson is to heighten the awareness of the public about oil spills and the environmental issues they can cause. Learners will actively participate in an advertising campaign advocating for legislation to protect wildlife from human caused disasters like oil spills....
This lesson will introduce the learners to the human and physical characteristics of desert regions around the world. It will include plants and animals that inhabit those deserts and how people living in desert regions use resources wisely.
The learners will analyze why nonprofit organizations are needed, especially when there are for profit and governmental institutions which do some of the same work. They will investigate an international and a local nonprofit which work to alleviate poverty in the community and describe the...
Unit: Philanthropy and You
To review the idea of philanthropy through a Native American legend as people take action when a problem arises in their community.
The purpose of this unit is to recall that storytelling is a tradition and learn that quilt making is an American tradition. The learner will understand that working collectively brings about change, and that shared values help build communities. They will recognize the value of conflict...
To review the idea of philanthropy and community through a Native American legend in which people take action in response to a community need.