Learners recognize the value of nonprofit organizations and identify how nonprofits meet citizen needs when government can't.
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Unit: Philanthropy—Essential to a Democratic Society
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: Food for Thought Middle School Unit by the Westminster Schools
To help students understand how to use their voices to advocate for causes about which they care.
Unit: Grow Involved 6-8
Young people will compare and contrast the philosophies and work of Dr. King and Gandhi. They will determine a service they can provide to promote peace and nonviolence.
Unit: It's Goin' Down; The Rain Forest
Learners identify ways for individuals, nonprofits, and governments to take action against excessive destruction of the rainforests of the world.
Unit: Technology and Community Service Course at the Pingry School
Students use standard software as they develop, research, and present a project related to community nonprofits.
Unit: Hurricane Katrina / Great Hanshin-Awaji Disaster Collaboration
The learners will identify those natural disasters that could befall their state and/or local area, and discuss the impact that these disasters could have in terms of human, property, and/or capital losses. They will also explore forewarning/alert and preparedness programs, as well as the role...
The learners will become aware of human need brought about by natural disasters and will compare domestic experiences with parallel events on the other side of the world.
Unit: Our Land
Introduce the folksinger Woody Guthrie and his legendary song This Land Is Your Land. His songs were written for everyone to get involved in their community. Learners understand that it is the responsibility of everyone to help take care of each other and the Earth.
Unit: Urban EdVenture Course by the Westminster Schools
Using different approaches, the group develops a working understanding of the definition of philanthropy.
Author: Urban EdVenture Faculty