To introduce students to the differences between businesses and nonprofit organizations and key terms used in each sector.
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Purpose: To share with students how a successful local nonprofit was formed and how laws have been changed as a result of its advocacy work. In the case of Road Safe America, the nonprofit's advocacy work affected laws dealing with the trucking industry.
To continue the study of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller’s influence on American culture.
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.
Students learn facts about hunger and food insecurity and understand the three stages of hunger.
Students prepare a one-minute speech about themselves using an object as a device to share a story and help others remember their name and something about them.