Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58nurse, research basic dental care. Create an oral health poster with labels and captions to present the information. 9. “If you truly believe something is not right, you have to make a difference.” This is the belief of Dorothy Johnson-Speight, who started Mothers in Charge after her son was murdered. Her organization, which has locations across the United States, provides support to those who have lost someone through violence. Ms. Johnson-Speight says children can be ambassadors of peace because it is a job with no age limits. What do you think Ms. Johnson-Speight means by this? Write a list of ways children can help promote peace in school, at home, and in their communities. Use this list to help you compose an editorial for your school newspaper. 10. As the executive director of the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, Antonio Valdés helps children with behavioral and mental health problems. The therapists at the center provide healing support for children who have experi- enced emotional trauma. The therapists assist over 2,500 children a year throughout Philadelphia. Interview your school’s guidance counselor about safe places and people students can turn to when they are dealing with emotional problems. Find out if this information can be shared with students in every classroom. 11. Read the article about Dr. Carmen Febo San Miguel and her organization, Taller Puertorriqueño. Dr. Febo San Miguel says that communities with arts and cultural organizations are safer and healthier. She says the arts have helped children build self-esteem and pride by learning about their Puerto Rican and Latino heritage. Write a personal narrative about your own heritage, focusing on how your cultural background helps shape your personality and strengths. 12. People from all over the world make Philadelphia their home. Some of them are refugees who came to the United States to escape war or hardship. As the director of the Jefferson Center for Refugee Health, Dr. Marc Altshuler provides clinics for refugees to receive health care. Dr. Altshuler spends a lot of time with patients, providing treatment and working with translators to make sure the refugees understand what to do. Refugees often arrive in the United States with few belongings, so Dr. Altshuler says people can help by donating items such as clothing and toys. Write a persuasive essay for your homeroom teacher listing reasons why your class should conduct a clothing and toy drive. Include research about hardships that refugees face in your community. Discussion and activities(continued) 42