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Service Learning 101

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW When I was in college, I fumbled around for a bit trying to find a major that suited me. I tried on English, psychology, education, and sociology, and then in the midst of my confusion … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Help Teens Make a Difference in Their Communities

The drive to make a difference in the world is a powerful one, but sometimes teens don’t know where to start. Here are eight ways teens can make a difference in their local communities. Share this list with the teens … 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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Happy Fourth of July!

On this Fourth of July, the Free Spirit staff have left the office in favor of picnics, (hopefully) wonderful weather, and good fun. We hope that your Independence Day is filled with delicious food, good company, and some well-deserved R&R. … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for Summer Service Projects

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects Have you ever watched TV or spent a few moments on social media, noticed a problem that a student or someone else in your neighborhood had, and gotten … Continue reading

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