We are all connected in a global community, and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call us to action to make a better future for everyone. In order to be successful in reaching these goals, all citizens need to be aware of what the issues are and ways to take action. In this mini-course, we introduce the 17 SDGs and explore ways to bring the goals to life with youth. We guide awareness about the current 17 goals with tools to research and decide which issue participants care about most.
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Teens identify their roles and personal values, and analyze how their personal values and beliefs developed in connection to their community's values and beliefs. They discuss what decisions they can make through generosity and voice for the common good. ...
SIMPLE SAFE SERVICE
Simple Safe Service activities are designed to spark generous action and youth and family conversations for the good of all.
Blue Sky is a visioning activity that helps you get to know the people around you and what they care about. Participants imagine a better world for their group, neighborhood, community, state, nation, and/or the world. This activity encourages empathy, compassion, and self-expression.
The best service-learning projects are related to classroom instruction, involve youth voice and choice, address a researched need, and work with local resources.
Jorge is learning English. He wants to be like the other boys and girls in his class, while also being true to he is. Jorge’s journey is very similar to a lot of children migrating to the United States.
Names carry weight. Many times a name is said wrong or shortened to make pronouncing it easier for us, but for the other person it feels as if we are dismissing them. Our name and where we are from is a large part of what makes us who we are. We can all feel inspired and proud
Have you ever had to find your voice? In this story, Starr witnesses police brutality that is racially motivated and struggles to find the right way to speak up.
What makes a good day for you?
In this book, Sonia and her friends share what is unique about each one of them as they work together to plant a garden. It is their differences that make the garden diverse and beautiful. The reader is invited to consider how they interact with the world and the ways they are diffe