Workshop 9: The Call for Imagination Part of Heeding the Call In This Section Introduction From Heeding the Call Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. — George Bernard... Workshop-at-a-Glance From Heeding the Call Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — The Chair Men 10 Activity 2: Environmental Justice Tea Party 25 Activity 3: If I Were a Superhero 15 Fait... Spiritual Preparation From Heeding the Call The creative process often surprises people as they allow imagination to take hold. A painter may use different colors or paint a different scene than... Opening From Heeding the Call Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for... Activity 1: Story - The Chair Men From Heeding the Call Activity time: 10 minutes Materials for Activity Copy of the story "The Chair Men" Preparation for Activity Read the story until you are comfortable... Activity 2: Environmental Justice Tea Party From Heeding the Call Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 1, Questionnaire Leader Resource 1, Environmental Justice Tea Party Introduction and Roles Pens... Activity 3: If I Were a Superhero From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Costume items and props: pieces of fabric, ties, hats, pipe cleaners, rope and string Paper, pens or... Closing From Heeding the Call Activity time: 5 minutes Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Description of Activity Distribute Taking It Home. Invite... Leader Reflection and Planning From Heeding the Call As you lead this workshop did you experience a sense of the importance of dreams and imagination to social justice work?... Faith In Action: Read All About It From Heeding the Call Description of Activity Imagine a world of Environmental Justice Superheroes! Publish a comic book (one edition or more) about the work that your... Faith In Action 2: Allies, Phase 5 From Heeding the Call Materials for Activity Handout 1, Oppression Continuum, or projected Justicemakers Guide, from Workshop 5 Handout 2, Ally Action 5 The returned handouts... Alternate Activity 1: Continuation Story From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Print the beginning of the story on newsprint and... Alternate Activity 2: It Could Be From Heeding the Call Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity One paper plate and craft stick for each youth Craft items, including old magazines, felt, glitter, pai... Taking It Home: The Call for Imagination From Heeding the Call Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. — George Bernard... The Chair Men Robert Fulghum From Heeding the Call We say the young have much to learn, but I find they know and do things unfamiliar to me, so I am pleased to learn from them when I can.... Handout 1: Questionnaire Bill Bigelow From Heeding the Call Find someone who believes that they are hurt by environmental injustice. Who is the person? How has, or might, this individual be hurt? Find someone who... Handout 2: Ally Action 5 From Heeding the Call I want to be an ally to _____________________________________________. Phase 6: Date What action do you want to take? What resources or materials do you... Leader Resource 1: Environmental Justice Tea Party Introduction and Roles Bill Bigelow From Heeding the Call From "The Big One: Teaching About Climate Change." Rethinking Schools magazine, summer 2009. Used by permission. Cut the roles into separate strips of... Find Out More From Heeding the Call Hough, George Jr, and Eugene Raudsepp. Creative Growth Games. New York: Perigee Trade, 1980.... PREVIOUS: Find out More About Workshop 6: The Call for Peace UP: Heeding the Call NEXT: Introduction Download all of Heeding the Call (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.