Youth curricula and resources

Youth eLessons

Unbound has developed easy-to-use eLessons. These resources introduce youth to the realities faced by our brothers and sisters around the world. (Note: the eLessons reference Unbound's previous name, CFCA.)

Saying a good ‘goodbye’
(End of school year)

To have and have not
(School year)

Inviting anticipation

A hope-filled start
(School year)

Milepost moments
(End of school year)


Exploring the Dream curriculum

Exploring the Dream is a six-week reflection and discussion series designed to deepen the experience of those who have seen Unbound's documentary film, Rise and Dream. The curriculum provides you with everything you need to plan and carry out reflections and discussion. All resources, including the film, are available online.

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Global Poverty & Solidarity curriculum

An eight-week series exploring issues affecting youth around the world and how we impact those around us. Topics covered are: solidarity, HIV/AIDS, the orphan crisis, housing, food, water, preventable illnesses, education and child labor. (Note: the curriculum references Unbound's previous name, CFCA.)

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We used the Global Poverty & Solidarity curriculum with our confirmation class because we wanted to open their minds to what's going on in the world. We want them to know that there are people in the world who need them and we work together to make the world a better place.
— Eileen Calabria, Confirmation class small group leader

Other youth resources

Will our children be stewards?

With our children receiving 3,000 messages a day urging them to spend, where is the voice in the village inviting them to share? Learn more about the spending habits of youth and 10 things you can do to get youth involved in stewardship.

Themes of Catholic social teaching

The Catholic Church's social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amid the challenges of modern society. Modern Catholic social teaching has been articulated through a tradition of papal, conciliar and episcopal documents. The depth and richness of this tradition can be understood best through a direct reading of these documents.

The UN Millennium Development Goals

In September 2010, world leaders came together at United Nations Headquarters in New York to adopt a global action plan to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals with a 2015 target date. Much progress has been made but there is still more to do. Learn more about the Millenium Development Goals and about the plans for 2015 and beyond.