Get people educated about loans, credit card debt, and other financial mazes.
Do your classmates know what a mortgage is? What about a student loan? Almost everyone will make these transactions in their life, yet most schools don't teach everyone financial details. Take matters into your own hands and help your school host a financial literacy workshop.
Make sure your principal is cool with you organizing this workshop. And ask a favorite teacher to moderate it.
A great way to help people combat illness is to lift their spirits. Staying in a hospital means sitting in the same room for long periods of time. If you’re visiting a child in the hospital, you can save them from boredom and loneliness with these ideas.
Human Rights Day is the world’s opportunity to “advocate for the full enjoyment of all human rights by everyone everywhere.” In other words, today perfect day for YOU to take action on something YOU care about. Bullying? Homelessness? The environment? Whatever it is, use this guide for small steps that lead to a big impact.
Today marks the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into WWII. Ceremonies are being held at Pearl Harbor in remembrance of the 2,390 service members and 49 civilians killed in the attack. If a last-minute trip to Hawaii to attend a ceremony is not in the cards for you, here are some ways you can observe the anniversary.
According to The Department of Education, children who live below the poverty line or come from a non-English speaking home are much more likely to fall behind their peers in reading skills. What's worse, the inequality starts between kindergarten and 3rd grade.
Engage children with storytelling to teach them spelling and other literary skills.