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A Service Learning Process in honor of the accomplishments of President John F. Kennedy
We are proud to join the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation and Bingham McCutchen LLP in JFK50: JUSTICE FOR ALL.
This program is designed to enable students to meet the LAUSD Service Learning requirement.
The Museum of Tolerance (MOT) is interested in advancing civic engagement, values of respect and responsibility, and meaningful service to the LA community by offering LAUSD high schools a holistic Service Learning Process. School representatives are invited to apply with a team of students who will participate in leadership and service learning training at the MOT and plan and implement a service learning experience. Using the powerful anti-bias perspectives and content offered through the MOT, this step-by-step program is designed to:
This program uses the unique resources available only at the MOT with the support of Service Learning national experts, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation, Bingham McCutchen LLP, and the Los Angeles Unified School District.
The process is designed to be student driven through a myriad of opportunities for youth to express their ideas and make choices and decisions. The student objectives include:
The experience includes:
Assistance will be provided to make curriculum connections and to complete assessment tools by national service learning experts, LAUSD and the MOT. Lunches, resource materials and supplies will be provided by the MOT.
Buses and sub-days are available to LAUSD teachers on a limited basis, if needed. Information and instructions will be provided to the schools we select for participation in the program. We ask participating teachers to commit to the following:
We will limit the number of participating teams to up to ten schools. Immediately following the deadline and after reviewing your application, we will contact the teams we have selected to confirm participation.
The program is scheduled as follows:
SESSION I – TEACHERS ONLY
SESSION IV – STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
LAUSD, Office of Curriculum, Instruction and School Support
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation
Binghman McCutchen LLP
If you have questions please contact:
Museum of Tolerance