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Webinar Nurturing the Heart of Democracy

How might we teach democracy in our classrooms? Parker Palmer and Rabbi Dr. Ariel Burger, in this webinar recording, explore civic and moral education.

Webinar Exploring Moral Education

A conversation with Parker J. Palmer and Rabbi Dr. Ariel Burger.

Article
Learning and Teaching from the Heart in Troubled Times

Ariel Burger explores ways to embrace curiosity and celebrate questions in challenging times.

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Film
Lost World

This short film documents the impact of sand dredging on Cambodia's mangrove forests and the lives of the people who depend on them for survival.

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Film
In Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Civil rights and social justice activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of unity is relevant more than ever today.
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Photo Essay
We Are Still Here

These photographs present portraits of contemporary Native Americans.

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Photo Essay
Palm Oil in Myanmar

Learn about the human impacts of the palm oil industry in Myanmar. 
 

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Film
Welcome to Canada

Meet a young Syrian refugee who was granted asylum in Canada after fleeing torture and imprisonment by the Assad regime.

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Photo Essay
The Fall of Flint

These photos portray the town of Flint and its residents as they persevere through the water crisis in 2014.

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Photo Essay
Crossing Borders

These photographs depict refugees as they cross borders on their way to northern Europe.

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Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Freedom to Change
Lesson Plan High School
Grade Level: 9-12
The Power to Persevere

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