Imagine a world where students view each other as equals. Imagine a world where students celebrate what they have in common with other kids and learn to appreciate one another’s differences. Imagine a world where kids help each other live more fully into their stories!
Kids for justice is a school-based program geared towards helping teachers empower their elementary-aged students to discover the needs of kids in haiti and take action to effect change.
how it works:
Teachers will lead their class through five experiential learning activities, exposing their students to injustice in an age-appropriate, compelling way. Teachers will also empower their students to take action through raising funds or organizing a supply drive. One 17 staff members provide support and resources.
Length of program:
Kids for Justice takes a minimum of eight weeks to complete. Teachers control the pace.
Students will learn how kids in Haiti live.
Students will identify interests, routines, and hopes that they share.
Students will learn about poverty and different standards of living.
Students will be empowered to take action and effect change in tangible ways.
After completing the form, a One 17 staff member will contact you with more information about the Kids for Justice program. Completing the form does not indicate a commitment to participation, but communicates your interest in the program.