Workshop 4: The Call for Empathy Part of Heeding the Call In This Section Introduction From Heeding the Call I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me. — Terence, Roman playwright and freed African slave This workshop asks youth to explore the... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Heeding the Call Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — On the Trail with No More Deaths 15 Activity 2: Learning Empathy 25 Activity 3: Word Power 10 Faith in... Spiritual Preparation From Heeding the Call This workshop includes activities related to current issues around immigration. Reflect on the recent news about immigrant families. Do you notice any... Opening From Heeding the Call Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice and matches or LED candle Words for chalice lighting Preparation for Activity Write the chalice... Activity 1: Story - On the Trail with No More Deaths From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Copy of the story "On the Trail with No More Deaths" A gallon jug of water Preparation for Activity Rea... Activity 2: Learning Empathy From Heeding the Call Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 1, When I Am Frightened, or copies of Singing the Journey (Boston: Unitarian Universalist... Activity 3: Word Power From Heeding the Call Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Seven Principles poster or Principles written on newsprint Description of Activity Participants analyze... Closing From Heeding the Call Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Description of Activity Invite youth to stand in a circle ... Leader Reflection and Planning From Heeding the Call Spend some time reflecting on how words were used during the workshop.... Faith In Action: Welcome Kits From Heeding the Call Materials for Activity Description of Activity Participants demonstrate empathy for people in new surroundings.... Alternate Activity 1: Empathy Meditation From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Description of Activity Participants meditate to build empathy. Invite youth to spend a few moments in meditation.... Alternate Activity 2: Immigration Web From Heeding the Call Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Ball of yarn Corn, on the cob or canned A piece of paper rolled up with ribbon wrapped around it and a ... Taking It Home From Heeding the Call I am a human being; nothing human can be alien to me. — Terence, Roman playwright and freed slave In Today's Workshop... We examined the role empathy... On the Trail with No More Deaths From Heeding the Call Used with permission of Geoffrey Bayer , No More Deaths.The July sun beat down, and by mid-morning, there was no avoiding the heat. By 10 am, the... Handout 1: When I Am Frightened Shelley Jackson Denham From Heeding the Call This is Hymn 1012 in Singing the Journey (Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association, 2005), where it is titled "When I Am Frightened". Words and music... Leader Resource 1: Understanding the Border Bill Bigelow From Heeding the Call Adapted from The Line Between Us: Teaching About the Border and Mexican Immigration by Bill Bigelow (Milwaukee: Rethinking Schools, Ltd., 2006).... Find Out More From Heeding the Call Immigration The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona-Mexico Borderlands by Margaret Regan (Beacon Press, 2010). The U.S. Immigration... PREVIOUS: Find Out More UP: Heeding the Call NEXT: Introduction Download all of Heeding the Call (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.