In this activity, participants explore how to have productive board meetings using feedback in the form of process comments.
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In this activity, participants learn an effective and thoughtful process for creating positive change. Young people relate advocacy to philanthropy as a way to constructively impact social change.
In this activity, participants learn about the concept of group consensus; what it means, how to facilitate this type of decision-making, and what it feels like to experience consensus building around community issues.
Participants will survey members of the community (school or local area) to determine a need, write proposals to satisfy the need, consider doing an optional one-day fundraiser to help fill that need, serve on a board of directors or a youth advisory...
Young people define philanthropy and brainstorm how their time, talent, and treasure can be used to address needs in their school, neighborhood, and larger community. They investigate nonprofit organizations.
Learners gain awareness of the attributes of justice, equity, and anti-racism in a civil society as they search for examples in political cartoons. They create cartoons illustrating an aspect of civil society, and write a paragraph of explanation about their cartoon.
Learners research problems caused by a natural disaster and cite examples of help from different sectors provided in an effort to help those devastated populations. They participate in a collection campaign and learn about organizations to which they can contribute their philanthropy.
Learners research a natural disaster and examples of aid to help the affected populations. They learn the roles of the four sectors in responding to the needs. They participate in a collection campaign or other service project and learn about...
Central Asian (Khirghiz) Tale: The khan (leader) gives instructions on who is to follow him at his death. His white falcon lands on the shoulder of a poor shepherd, who turns out to be a wise and just leader. The shepherd chooses a wife by declaring a contest of riddles. Wisdom and kindness are not the province of the elite alone.