It's Your World--If You Don't Like It, Change It

Activism for Teenagers

It's Your World--If You Don't Like It, Change It

For Ages: 12 and up
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You can change the world.
Free Speech. Racism. The Environment. Gay Rights. Bullying and School Safety. Animal Welfare. War. Information about Safe Sex and Birth Control. Free Speech. HIV and AIDS. Women's Rights.
These are the issues you care about -- and now you can do something about them. It's Your World will show you how to act on your beliefs, no matter what they are, and make a difference.
The information inside includes:
• The basics of activism
• Activism projects and outreach ideas
• The 5-minute activist
• How to be an activist at home, at school, and in your community
• Stories from teenagers who have taken on the world -- and won
• Resources including books, movies, and Web sites
• and much, much more
Whether at home, in school, or in your community, you have the power and the ability to create change, even if you aren't old enough to vote. Don't wait until you're eighteen to flex your political muscles -- start right now!
  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 304 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689874482 | 
  • September 2004 | 
  • Grades 7 and up

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