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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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How to Help Teens Make Their Voices Heard (Even If They Can’t Vote)

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, authors of Every Vote Matters Although young people can’t vote until they become adults, they can make their voices heard on matters important to them. Teachers can introduce their students to a variety of … Continue reading

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How Does the U.S. Constitution Affect the Lives of Teachers and Students?

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine delegates gathered in Philadelphia and signed a document establishing the basis of our government and way of life. The … Continue reading

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Your Vote Matters, and Here’s Why

by Judge Tom Jacobs Dear readers: The following blog post was written by Free Spirit author Thomas A. Jacobs, J.D., for you to share with the teens and young adults in your lives prior to Election Day. We hope it … Continue reading

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