cynical and disempowered people, or whether it transforms into a just, humane, healthy world, depends largely on how well we help provide the tools, knowledge and skills for our youth to become solutionaries. On whether we actively engage them as leaders and problem solvers in ways that speak to them.
The nonprofit organization, DoSomething.org, works to engage young people in helping others. In a recent post at GOOD, DoSomething staffer Aria Finger shared six tips for inspiring and empowering teens to do good. Her list includes:
1. Believe teens can actually have an impact.
2. Harness their passion, good or bad.
3. Use peer pressure.
4. Text is better than email.
6. Be ready to respond - personally.
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