Students learn of the life and actions taken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the name of civil rights. Students define philanthropy and give examples of how Dr. King was a philanthropist.
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Unit: Community Collaboration
Students learn a process for identifying the beautification needs of their neighborhood. Through vizualization and a neighborhood walk, students assess the specific needs of their neighborhood.
Inspired by stories of service, students gain understanding of philanthropy concepts and actions. They brainstorm acts of kindness and determine how they will contribute to the common good.
Students examine the personal stories of various nonprofit leaders and relate them to the six Career Pathways. Students will discuss the ways that careers change throughout an individual's life as they pursue their passions. Students will also use the concept of passion to career to plan a...
Analyze quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr, about being loving and inclusive. Design posters to encourage action and diverse community building. ...
Nonprofit organizations contribute to the common good and social capital of the community by supporting the arts. Students role-play as members of the board of a philanthropic organization focused on the arts. They create a plan to bring the arts to the children of the community, enhancing the...
Unit: Philanthropy in Action
This lesson will teach students the role of a community foundation, explain that it is a part of the third sector of the American economic system, and extend the possibility that a foundation may fund a student project to benefit the community.