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

Activism for Teenagers
Author(s): Mikki Halpin
Original Publish Date: Jun 24, 2008
Product Number: EB00571430
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439108581
Publisher: Simon Pulse
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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!