Ignite meaningful action that lights up the world through "Service Sparks" youth projects! Make homemade masks from materials you have at home and donate to friends, community members, and local nonprofits.
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Students use standard software as they develop, research, and present a project related to community nonprofits.
From history we know that working in community (not on our own) is the best way to make change. Young people explore the work of nonprofits related to equity and social justice.
The purpose of this lesson is to have students recognize the idea of an emerging democracy, analyze the struggles of the people, and decide on a way to help the people.
We look at the Society of Friends/Quakers and describe how this group promoted the common good. The Quakers pushed for religious freedom and freedom of choice, which are Core Democratic Values. As a group, they formed organizations to promote social change in the areas of slavery,...
Youth preserve local history through writing. Youth will interact with older citizens, share and record their stories, and discover the wealth of history in their town. This project will foster a sense pride and a connection to the community.