Category Archives: Service Learning & Volunteerism

Youth Movement: Young People and the Importance of Voting

It seems like every election year we hear about how much depends on young people coming out to vote. After all, millennials account for about half of the electorate. So on one hand, we shouldn’t be surprised that a lot … Continue reading

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Beyond the March: How Students Can Sustain the Gun Reform Movement

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change One of the largest youth-led protests in US history occurred March 14, 2018. One month after the … Continue reading

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The Power of Young People: 14 Ways Students Are Making a Difference

By Natalie C. Jacobs, J.D., coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court Youth activism and civic engagement are nothing new. Young people often have an energy and a determination that … Continue reading

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10 Tips for a Successful School Garden

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference If you offer brussels sprouts or a forkful of kale to a child, he will … Continue reading

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

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 to a recent study. The 2018 midterm elections … Continue reading

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