The purpose of this unit is to provide practical insight into the dilemmas of creation, an examination of theoretical social areas needing improvement and presenting solutions in those areas utilizing tikkun olam.
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Learners will examine the rights and responsibilities inherent in our democratic system of government by studying historical documents and the words of some famous American leaders. They will discuss the meaning of civic virtue and decide on their own role as responsible citizens.
Learners study plants that reproduce through corms, rhizomes and bulbs. They describe the positive effect that flowers have on people and analyze motivations for giving time, talent and treasure.
Students research the work of historical figures who have influenced society through their philanthropic actions, especially working for the principles of justice, tolerance, and equality to promote civil society.
This lesson investigates and analyzes stereotyping in society and asks the learners to brainstorm ways that they can help diminish stereotyping in schools and communities.
To introduce students to the concept of philanthropy and have them begin thinking about how they can be intentional about their giving of money and time. Students explore issues and identify an issue about which they are passionate; they get to know different types of nonprofit...
To help students understand the legal aspects of a 501(c)(3) organization and how they differ from other organizations.
Students use basic software to find, analyze, manage, and present information related to community service. This eight-week course guides students as they explore an issue and create a project and presentation.
Hands On Philanthropy is a nationally recognized semester-long course that introduces students to the importance of philanthropy in society and philanthropy’s historical and philosophical role.