Simple Acts, Big Impact

Natalie Silverstein, MPH, is an author, consultant, nonprofit founder, and passionate advocate for family and youth service. Her latest book, Simple Acts: The Busy Teens Guide to Making a Difference, was created to help adolescents ...more

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January 25, 2023 00:14:11
Alexa K.: The Generation

Alexa K.: The Generation

Alexa K is a high school junior who has created a robust online platform called The Generation that offers a curated database of jobs, internships, scholarships, and other resources for teens. The Generation allows teens to make meaningful connections, find opportunities and explore possibilities for future careers. Check out and sign up to be informed of new opportunities on the website at www.thegeneration.net and follow on IG @thegeneration.nyAlexa also mentions www.hackplus.io, an accessible nonprofit accelerator for student-led impacts. ...

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January 18, 2023 00:14:12
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Liam & Arson: Liam's Lunches of Love

Liam's Lunches of Love distributes meals and kindness to people who are experiencing homeless in the Cambridge, MA community. Liam created the organization when he was only 10 years old, and has distributed over 20,000 meals over the years. Liam and his friend and fellow volunteer Arson share their experiences with this important work, and remind us once again that "food is love." Follow Liam's Lunches of Love @liamslunchesoflove and learn more at www.liamslove.com ...

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January 11, 2023 00:15:21
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Avery K.: Love Carries On

Avery K. is an energetic 15-year-old with ambitious goals, big dreams, and a heart for service. She started Love Carries On which provides duffle bags and luggage tags for children navigating the foster care system. I loved our conversation and I hope you will check out her efforts. You can find Love Carries On on Instagram @lovecarriesondriveAnd you can follow all of Avery's work @inspiredmelaninofficial and @askaveryk Riley's Way Call for Kindness www.rileysway/call-for-kindness/ Together We Rise is a wonderful organization supporting children and teens in foster care www.togetherwerise.og TogetherRising is a mutual aid organization started by the author Glennon Doyle www.togetherrising.org ...

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January 04, 2023 00:17:04
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Charlie, Alexa and Jack: MyFi

Charlie, Alexa, and Jack are high school seniors from New York City who have created a very special model of microfinancing for macro impact. With a passion for finance, entrepreneurship, and social justice, MyFiNYC provides small "game-changing" loans to communities in developing countries.To learn more, check out their website www.myfinyc.org or follow on IG @myfi_incLinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/myfinyc/about/ ...

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December 28, 2022 00:14:57
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Maya A.: The Latest News With Maya

Follow Maya as she works toward her goal of recording 300 interviews! Check out Maya's interviews on her YouTube channel @popstarextraordinairemaya and follow her on Instagram and Tik Tok @thelatestnewswithmaya. ...

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December 21, 2022 00:13:36
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Zachary L.: Philanthropy4Technology

The pandemic certainly put a spotlight on educational disparities and the digital divide in the United States and around the world. Zachary L., a high school senior from NYC, has created an organization to help bridge that divide, Philanthropy4Technology. If you'd like to learn more or to become an ambassador for Philanthropy4Technology, check out Zachary's website at www.philanthropy4technology.com or follow on social media @philanthropy4technology. ...

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