Learn about philanthropic elements of ancient civilizations and religions. Explore the philanthropy of major social movements in the history of the United States.
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Students explore the history of philanthropic behavior (sharing, community collaboration, service) in ancient cultures and today, as well as compare themes of love and service in different world religion practices. ...
Students research and compare statistics of the history of hunger and obesity around the world.
To develop a basic understanding about the role of philanthropy in the history of the United States
To help students understand important events in U.S. History during the time period of the setting for the novel Of Mice and Men; these include westward expansion, the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. ...
Conducting research about activists from different cultures helps youth recognize Human Rights and the relationship to philanthropic values.
To learn about the different philosophies of three renowned philanthropists.
Image source: John D. Rockefeller in 1885. From Wikimedia Commons. Original source: Rockefeller Archive Center.
“In a society where being an African American and female meant being an outsider or sometimes invisible, these women dared to go after what they wanted, to demand what they deserved. Some of them were reluctant leaders, while others were not even aware of their bravery, but their legaci
What Is a Servant Leader?
Servant leaders are people who practice a leadership philosophy that “enriches the lives of individuals, builds better organizations, and ultimately creates a more just and caring world.” Students write a profile paper about a philanthropist who exhibits "servant leadership."