The learners will survey local community members to see what changes they feel are needed in the community, and determine how they feel marginalized, disenfranchised and disadvantaged groups can make positive changes for the common good.
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To introduce students to the financial side of operating a nonprofit organization and to the financial reporting they are required to do for the IRS.
Students will learn about the work of a specific nonprofit organization through a series of interviews and by doing volunteer work for the organization.
To help students understand how to use their voices to advocate for causes about which they care. ...
Students research and present on the effectiveness of a modern environmental nonprofit of their choosing. They reflect on their personal commitment to addressing environmental issues financially or with action. ...
Unit: Living In a Community
Students learn that the community has four sectors: business, government, nonprofit and family. The students take a walk through a central business district in their local community and identify which sector funds or is represented by different buildings, business, parks and so on.