Be the Change: Homelessness

Unit of 2 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
Language Arts
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Hunger (poverty)
Focus Question 

How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty, homelessness and hunger, and their underlying causes? 

Photo credit: Alex by Joe Flintham is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Young people learn about the issue of homelessness and take action to address the issue. They examine their preconceptions and build on their understanding about homelessness, seeking to discover the actual facts and statistics about homelessness locally and nationally. 

Service Experience 
Each group carries out an individual plan of action or advocacy to help people who are homeless and support a nonprofit.
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