In this critical thinking activity, participants sort ideas and make observations about the difference between the nonprofit sector and the for-profit sector.
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Unit: Poetry of Giving
Youth will use metaphor, simile and personification to create imagery in their writing and recognize philanthropy in poetry. The learners will also become familiar with the poet laureates, Billy Collins and his writing.
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
Enable students to methodically assess their choice of philanthropic giving and decide where to make a $500 donation.
To understand the workings of a large foundation that distributes major capital gifts and programmatic gifts like scholarships for higher education.
Through folktales from around the world, learners explore humans' important role as caretakers of the Earth and the role of civil society in environmental stewardship.
We look at two examples of art connecting diverse people. The first example is a man who connects people around the world by dancing badly and capturing cultural expressions of dance and community. The second example is an artist who leaves free paintings around Boston (and then around the world...