Category Archives: Service Learning & Volunteerism

Rebel with a Cause: How to Guide the Middle School Activist

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, coauthors of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court “People love what other people are passionate about.” —Mia (played by Emma Stone) in La La … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Human Rights Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. According to a recent study, teens are more civically engaged than ever before. Share this list … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Education Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Questions and concerns surround the future of the public education system, and now more than ever … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Environmental Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Small actions can have a big impact. While tackling large environmental issues such as climate change … Continue reading

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Gratitude Is Good for the Heart: Teaching Kids the Value of Giving Thanks

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects “Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.” (A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh) Today I read a letter … Continue reading

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