Through an activity with differently wrapped gifts, youth examine the meaning of stereotypes and prejudice. They discuss the importance of respecting diverse voices to avoid stereotyping and prejudice.
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Unit: Diverse Community: Who Is My Neighbor? (6-8)
Unit: Voting and the Common Good (10th Grade)
Learners examine the statistics of voter turnout in the Federal Elections and from these statistics the learners draw some comparative conclusions.
Unit: Selflessness in Community
Children look at Comanche art and identify the meaning of symbols. The children create art representing important ideas in their self awareness and social awareness.
Unit: What Is a Youth Advisory Committee?
A youth from a Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee speaks to the group about the program, their duties, and the process of applying for a grant to do service work.
Unit: Our Playful Community
A neighborhood becomes a broader picture for them to think about as a place where they are a member and can make a difference. Learning that the community is diverse is important The lesson will introduce some community helpers in whom the learners can put their trust.
Unit: My Water, Our Water
Unit: Project on Poverty and Homelessness at Sea Crest School
Students will learn about the similarities and differences of the hunger situation in the two different classifications of countries: industrialized nations and developing nations.
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To help students understand the legal aspects of a 501(c)(3) organization and how they differ from other organizations.
Unit: Generosity of Spirit Folktales
Wealth may be measured in something other than money. We may feel wealthy if we have a loving family or good health. Community wealth may be in relationships, respectful leaders, and good places to visit.
When times are hard, it is sometimes difficult to remember that the things that count are not material, and the people who make a difference in our lives are the ones we often take for granted. We read five Jewish folktales that reveal gifts of generosity in everyday events of life. Through...