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Workshop 9: The Call for Imagination

Workshop 9: The Call for Imagination
Workshop 9: The Call for Imagination

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  • Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. —...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 5 Activity 1: Story — The Chair Men 10 Activity 2: Environmental Justice Tea Party 25 Activity 3: If I Were a...
  • The creative process often surprises people as they allow imagination to take hold. A painter may use different colors or paint a different...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, lighter or LED/battery-operated candle Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Write...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story " The Chair Men " Preparation for Activity Read the story until you are comfortable presenting it...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Questionnaire Leader Resource 1, Environmental Justice Tea Party Introduction and Roles Pens or pencils...
  • Materials for Activity Costume items and props: pieces of fabric, ties, hats, pipe cleaners, rope and string Paper, pens or pencils...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Taking It Home for all participants Description of Activity Distribute Taking It Home. Invite youth to...
  • As you lead this workshop did you experience a sense of the importance of dreams and imagination to social justice work? Youth are often...
  • Description of Activity Imagine a world of Environmental Justice Superheroes! Publish a comic book (one edition or more) about the work...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Oppression Continuum , or projected Justicemakers Guide, from Workshop 5 Handout 2, Ally Action 5 The...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Preparation for Activity Print the beginning of the story on newsprint and post...
  • Materials for Activity One paper plate and craft stick for each youth Craft items, including old magazines, felt, glitter, paint, paint...
  • Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. —...
  • By Robert Fulghum
    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...
  • By Bill Bigelow
    Find someone who believes that they are hurt by environmental injustice. Who is the person? How has, or might, this individual be hurt?...
  • I want to be an ally to _____________________________________________. Phase 6: Date What action do you want to take? What resources or...
  • By Bill Bigelow
    From "The Big One: Teaching About Climate Change." Rethinking Schools magazine, summer 2009. Used by permission. Cut the roles into...
  • Hough, George Jr, and Eugene Raudsepp. Creative Growth Games. New York: Perigee Trade, 1980. Climate Change Rethinking Schools Resources...

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