Category Archives: Youth

The Gift of Children Supporting Children Through The Holidays

Nothing warms my heart more than seeing the next generation of children getting involved in social issues. Nothing saddens me as much as learning about children who are victims of laws meant to punish adults. Thankfully the We Belong Together … Continue reading

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April 17-19 is Global Youth Service Day – A Chance for Teens and Children to Be the Change They Want to See.

Global Youth Service Day is actually 3 days and is an opportunity for youth to get involved in their communities, become active in civic matters and provide support for peer-to-peer projects. This year the event is April 17-19. Watch this … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Volunteer? January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month! If you want to volunteer, but can’t find a position that matches your skills consider being a mentor. Imagine how rewarding it will be to watch someone younger than you grow into their best self. … Continue reading

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Volunteer in Chicago to BUILD a Stronger Community – Broader Urban Involvement & Leadership Development

Broader Urban Involvement & Leadership Development, or BUILD, engages youth in at-risk-neighborhoods to care about their education and become involved in communities across Chicago. Many youth in these areas face danger from gangs and violence. They are most vulnerable when … Continue reading

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Update: Best Buddies Friends Choir Releases “I Am…” Video

The Best Buddies Friends Choir from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio brings people who live with and without disabilities together through the power of music. Check out their new video,”I Am” Read our previous interview with founder, Tanner McClellan. Learn more … Continue reading

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Book Three: Tanner McClellan – Best Buddies Friends Choir

Tanner McClellan, founder of the Best Buddies Friends Choir For centuries, music has been used to bridge relationships despite obstacles such as language and culture, and is used time and again to connect people who may otherwise not be friends. … Continue reading

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Book Three: Lila Hartage of the Love Warrior Community

Lila Hartage, Volunteer at the Love Warrior Community Do you love yourself? For some people this question is painful to answer. As society evolved into focusing on a specific and increasingly unattainable version of outer beauty we’ve developed a belief … Continue reading

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