Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Chasten Glezman

Students will explore kindness through multiple lenses. Kindness to community, self, and Earth. Students will synthesize their work on homelessness, study of Confederate America, explore their artistic side at a local glass blowing studio, learn more about the humanitarian efforts post-Katrina as part of their work on “civic virtue”, research the neighborhoods and history of New Orleans, and more.

Theme: Kindness

Geared toward ages: 12-15

    Kick off: Why You’re Welcome Here
    Seminar Title: The Controversial Removal of Confederate Statues: Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Speech

Discussion Topics: Acknowledging and addressing American history, the importance of urban ecology, civic virtue

Group Initiative: Lower the bar

Project: New Orleans Neighborhood Study