Written by Asrar jaber
Written by Asrar jaber
In this book, sisters Asiy and Faizah are celebrating the first day of wearing hijab. Other kids don't understand, but Faizah is proud of the strength and beauty of her hijab and the way that it represents their Muslim faith and culture.
Video Clip and Discussion Guide: Every major religion has a message of love and kindness. People of all faiths believe doing good and love for humanity are the building blocks of any community, or civil society. Listen to representatives from Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and secular perspectives talk about love and service, or philanthropy. Note the common language of responsibility, justice, and love requiring that we serve -- moving from the individual to community in our actions.
A Sufi Tale: Nasrudin Hodja acts hospitably when his good friend is standing on the doorstep with a fine-looking rabbit in hand. Hassan is invited in and a feast is prepared. But when visitors interrupt that man’s evening meal on a succession of nights, he comes up with a plan to discourage others from coming empty-handed. What are the customs of hospitality that must be followed?
A Sufi Tale: Usually the Hodja has no trouble coming up with the sermon to deliver on Friday afternoons. However, when he draws a blank, he uses his creativity and then he doesn’t have to give a sermon for weeks! What is the source of inspiration in our lives, and to whom do we look for guidance? Often wisdom is available within.
Written by Elizabeth A. Eastin
To introduce students to a variety of specific nonprofits and their representatives who address topics such as the organization's mission, financial support, and work.
Written by Anastesia Okaomee
To introduce students to examples of the major types of nonprofit organization: arts, education, environment, health, religion, and social services. Each site is representative of a nonprofit category and the visit is to give students an example of opportunities for giving....
Youth Activities: These twelve interactive and reflective activities are designed to be used in small or large groups of 12-18 year olds to become familiar with the definition and fundamental concepts of philanthropy. May be used in classrooms or youth groups, such as Youth Advisory Committees.