Living the Legacy


Community Organizing I: Freedom Summer

Unit 2 , Lesson 4

Jewish Women's Archive - Living the Legacy

Community Organizing I: Freedom Summer

Enduring understandings: 
  • Community and community organizing played a central role in the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Jewish experiences and values informed Jewish relationships to the Civil Rights Movement in many different ways.
Essential questions: 
  • What was the role of community in the experience of civil rights activists?
  • What is community organizing and what role did it play in the Civil Rights Movement?
  • What are some of the Jewish values that influenced Jewish civil rights activists?
  • How did generation influence people's relationship to the Civil Rights Movement?
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