Nelson Mandel Social Contribution To Society

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“I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people”. Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela, South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as the first black President of South Africa is an example of someone who was dedicated to their lifetime defending and protecting civic duties for his people. While I think of myself as a leader and historian just like Nelson Mandela I haven’t traversed the scope, depth and and sacrifice of his experience. Mandela is an example of an individual who embodies the theory of social commitment. What is social commitment? Social relates to society or to the way society is organized. According to Merriam-Webster, “Social Commitment is an ethical theory, in which individuals are culpable for accomplishing their civic duty; the actions of an individual must benefit the whole of society”. Along these lines, there must be a harmony between financial development and the welfare of society and the earth. Through my academic journey LIU has mold educators to acknowledge their social commitment and the building of a just and democratic society. Under the domain of Social Commitment there are 3 aspects of fulfillment. Primarily, “students understand their role and responsibility in advocating for equitable and appropriate educational services for children and their families”. Secondly, “students understand their role and responsibility in improving classrooms, schools and/or

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