Category Archives: Service Learning & Volunteerism

Civic Engagement All Year Round: Ideas for Kids and Teens

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie C. Jacobs, J.D., coauthors of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court Today, American voters cast ballots for a presidential candidate, US Senate and House seats … Continue reading

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Election Lesson Plan Resources

Even if they can’t yet vote, teens can learn the importance of making their voices heard in the democratic process. Here are resources to supplement and support your election lesson plans. DocumentarVOTE Virtual Gathering for Young People Ages 13–24 Encourage … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Youth Representation Issues

This post was originally published January 22, 2018. Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Teens are more civically engaged than ever, according … Continue reading

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Staying in and Staying Connected: How to Model Civic Engagement During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Natalie C. Jacobs, J.D., coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court The year 2020 will go down in history for more than one reason. The outbreak of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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How to Guide Service Learning During Learn-from-Home

By Stephanie Filio We’re home. We’re home with our work and our kids and our chores. While it has been difficult to alter our lives during self-isolation, many of us are learning how much we appreciate extra time and what … Continue reading

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