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The New Deciders

“The New Deciders” examines the influence of voters from four demographic groups—black millennials, Arab Americans, Latino Evangelicals and Asian Americans. Viewers will meet political hopefuls, community leaders, activists and church members from Orange County, California, Cleveland, Ohio, Greensboro, North Carolina and Orlando, Florida, all of whom have the opportunity to move the political needle, locally and nationally.
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Changing Demographics: What Can We Do to Promote Respect?

In this lesson, students consider the meaning of the terms “respect” and “equality,” and learn about the kinds of actions they can take to promote respect and strive for equality for all people living in the United States.
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Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
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Acting Locally

In these activities, students will review some of the problems faced by women who enter the United States without legal documentation, research programs in their state that address these problems and identify ways they can help.
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Topic
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
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Indentured Servitude and Immigration

The lesson focuses on issues of immigration and on the problems and difficulties faced by immigrants as they wrestle with the dilemma of leaving their country due to economic conditions and other hardships. The lesson lets students experience how immigrants examine their current situation and deal with making the decision to immigrate to the United States.
Grade Level
Subject
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
History
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain