Program Outcomes for Common Home Project

Students will be able to:

  • Learn about the principles of integral ecology, environmental justice, sustainability, and our earth as a common good.
  • Recognize and respond to the “cry of the earth” and the “cry of the poor.”
  • Recognize the dignity and interconnectedness of all creation.
  • Practice independence in establishing a relationship with an off-site agency/organization and following through with service commitment.
  • Practice self-advocacy.

Overview of Project Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 hours (including 2-5 hours in Living Lab).
  • Service completed within the semester of their Hebrew Scriptures course.
  • Students may volunteer with friends, but each individual must complete the requirement.
  • Service must be done outside of school time (i.e. no “release time.”) Students must pre-schedule times after school, on weekends or other days off.
  • Students will do in-class reflection assignments to process their experiences and develop learning.

Classroom Preparation

In their Hebrew Scriptures classes, students will be trained in how to best complete this project.

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