To continue the study of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller’s influence on American culture.
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To explore many differing views on well-intended philanthropy with students. Review some of the dangers of philanthropy such as inappropriate intervention, inappropriate verbiage, and naiveté.
Unit: For Love of Country
Unit: Be the Change: Democracy
Unit: Grow Involved 9-12
In this lesson, young people compare the communications and strategies of Malcolm X with those of Martin Luther King, Jr. They discuss the causes, effects, and ways to address racism through a discussion forum. They plan and hold the forum in the community.
Unit: Dear Philanthropist
Youth develop an understanding of the value of a service learning project as they realize their responsibility to contribute to the community in positive ways.
Students will describe how local nonprofits help the community.