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Session 11: Hear Our Voices

Session 11: Hear Our Voices
Session 11: Hear Our Voices

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  • How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. — Anne Frank, in her diary, published in...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — Ruby Bridges, Surrounded by Love 10 Activity 2: What's in Your...
  • In our very busy lives, it can be difficult to believe that even a small gesture can make a difference in someone's life. We may even...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Preparation for Activity If you have not...
  • Materials for Activity Ribbon sticks (or wrist ribbons) in a container (Session 1, Opening) Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " Ruby Bridges, Surrounded by Love " Optional: "Ruby Bridges" coloring sheet , and crayons...
  • Materials for Activity A small plastic bucket, such as a sand pail Preparation for Activity Gather participants in a seated circle. Keep...
  • Materials for Activity Large roll of paper and markers Preparation for Activity Practice singing the song so you can teach it to the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Construction paper in a variety of colors, scissors (including left-handed scissors), and glue...
  • Description of Activity Invite everyone to gather in a circle and hold hands. Start by squeezing the hand to your right and saying: "Today...
  • Think about participants who participated in the session today. Did they understand what a gift is? Were participants able to identify...
  • Materials for Activity Names and contact numbers for local organizations, including other faith communities, that might need volunteers...
  • Materials for Activity Pre-cut, blank greeting cards or plain paper Envelopes Markers Names and addresses of selected card recipients...
  • Materials for Activity Index cards, scissors, and one-hole punch Colored paper clips, small size Newspapers or magazines with a variety of...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Poster - Fifth Principle Crayons and/or color markers Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 1 for all...
  • How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. — Anne Frank, in her diary, published in...
  • By Janeen K Grohsmeyer
    When Ruby Bridges was six years old and in the first grade, just like many other children, she went to a new school. Ruby's school was called William Frantz Elementary School. It was in the City of New Orleans in the state of Louisiana.
  • Unitarian Universalist Fifth Principle We believe everyone deserves a say about the things that concern them. Printing This Handout...
  • Ruby Bridges Ruby Bridges finished at William Frantz and went to an integrated high school. For fifteen years she worked as a travel agent...

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