In this lesson young people learn about the tools of advocacy for the common good. They investigate the characteristics of advocates and develop their own personal advocacy style.
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Unit: Advocacy-Getting the Job Done
Unit: Healthy Youth, Healthy Community (6-8)
Students analyze survey results, choose a community health need, and design a service project to address it.
Unit: Souperservice Kids
The entire family is invited to a family night to assemble dried soup kits to donate to a local food pantry. They may use the dehydrated vegetables from lesson one and other ingredients or contact a food-packing organization that provides the ingredients, and you provide the volunteers. ...
Unit: Community Health and Safety
The group collaborates to plan, carry out, and reflect on an authentic service project that meets the health and safety needs of the community. This is based on the needs assessment conducted through surveying community members in previous lessons....
Unit: We Are Partners in the Work of Creation (Tikkun Olam) (Private-Religious)
In this lesson the learners will be introduced to some of the individuals/Heroes whose acts of tikun olam provide important models. Having developed a better understanding of tikun olam based upon Sefer Yetzirah and other classical and modern sources on the topic of how the...
Unit: TeachOne: Words Bring Peace
In this lesson, students learn that we all have ideas and talents to make the world a better place. This is an opportunity to demonstrate and feel the impact of kindness, inclusion, and listening on a caring community. Students learn from a community helper about the needs they observe in the...
Unit: Soup's On in Our Community
Based on the recommendations of the soup kitchen guest from lesson one, young people decide how they will take action to help address a need. They may donate canned food, volunteer to serve lunch, bring games to play with children at the soup kitchen, or make bowls to sell as a fundraiser. This...
Unit: Hands On Philanthropy: A High School Course at Kentucky Country Day School
To have students find a problem that needs to be solved or a cause in which they have interest and develop a creative presentation to the class.
To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
Unit: Philanthropy 101 Course of The Westminster Schools
To help students assess the effectiveness of charitable organizations and decide on their own financial contributions.