Across the country, students are exploring issues and making a difference.From volunteering and writing letters to fundraising, there are a variety of ways to get involved.
Want to make a difference? First, read Tips for Young Activists. The use these resources to get started:
For more information about volunteering and charities, see GiveSpot.com.
- Pitch In
An electronic magazine written by and for young volunteers.
- Peace Corps Kids World
Explains what it means to make a difference and talks about becoming a PeaceCorp volunteer. The sitealso mentions several kids who have made an impact on their communities.
- Do Something
A nationwide network of youngpeople who take action to change theworld around them.
- The National Youth Rights Association
Dedicated to defending the civil and human rights of young people in theUnited States.
--- M. Scarborough