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Human Rights Day: A Call to Action

By Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., author of The Complete Guide to Service Learning Human Rights Day on December 10 calls us to pay attention to conditions and concerns facing children and their families around the world. In particular this year, … Continue reading

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Take Part in National Family Volunteer Day

By Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., and Jolene Roehlkepartain, authors of Doing Good Together On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, families across the country volunteer in ways that are meaningful and make a difference. This year, National Family Volunteer Day is November 22. … Continue reading

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Summertime’s a Busy Time for Teens

For many years I worked in a university career center. Part of my job was to match incoming first-year students with available on- and off-campus part-time jobs. I read several hundred résumés from high school students every summer. So much … Continue reading

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Water and Energy: A Critical Combo

by Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., coauthor of Make a Splash! and Going Blue! This year, World Water Day has a most important theme: Water and Energy. Do these two topics belong together? Absolutely! Along with commercial agriculture, thermoelectric energy generation … Continue reading

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Inspiring Young Service Leaders

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects Would you like your students or child to grow excited over something besides getting the latest Furby, Nintendo 3DS, or Super Mario game? Would you like them to … Continue reading

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