Find out about the Peace Corps and other international volunteer organizations that are trying to end hunger and poverty in the world. Listen to the speech President Kennedy made when the Peace Corps was established and read stories from former Peace Corps volunteers. Find out what you can do to help end world hunger and poverty. Includes a link to an eTheme on Character Education.
While Oxfam does not send volunteers to different countries, they do try to help in many of the same ways as the Peace Corps. Explore the links to find out about this organization which is working in 70 different countries to try and end poverty.
These sites deal with character development in children. Read about character education in stories and do some class activities to teach children about making good choices. There is a printable pledge for students to sign. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on peer pressure.