The Open Meadows Foundation offers grants of up to $2,000 for projects that promote gender, racial, and economic justice, and are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. The projects should reflect the diversity of the community in both its leadership and its organization, and promote racial, social, economic, and environmental justice.
The Economist has launched the Open Future initiative to restate the case for the values of classical liberalism—that is, political, economic, and social freedom—to address the challenges of the 21st century. This exploration of ideas may involve critics as well as supporters and should engage a young audience in particular.
Banzai, a freepersonal finance curriculum, teaches students how to prioritize spending decisions through real-life scenarios. Banzai Junior is designed for elementary-grade students (aged 8–12); Banzai Teen, for middle, junior high, and high school students (aged 13–18); and BanzaiPlus, for advanced classes (aged 16 and up).
“The House on Elm Street” is an exercise developed by Professor George J. Siedel with support from the University of Michigan. The activity involves the sale of a house. The twist in the exercise is that unknown to the seller, the buyer is a secret agent representing a large company.