How to Get Organized in the New Year: Setting Goals and Priorities

The new year brings lots of opportunities for new challenges, new successes, and new learning experiences. But how to organize your thoughts about how to approach all of these new experiences? I like to start my year by reflecting back on my old one. What went well for me? What did not …

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Want to Fight for Immigrants? Here’s Why and How


Garcia, a mother in Phoenix, is on her way to work at the amusement park, distracted with worry about her son’s cold. She punches in, walks toward her station, waving at her friend, but someone grabs her arm. She turns to see a pair of Border Patrol agents and her …

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How Can Social Entrepreneurs Contribute to Society?

An entrepreneur is often defined as someone who sees a social problem in his community and comes up with a new idea, method or business to respond to it. But the truth has more to it than this; their impact is really important and more significant than we can imagine. …

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Facilitating a Meeting? 2 Quick Tips


Whether or not you’re in a formal leadership role, you’ll almost certainly end up facilitating a meeting at some point. And it’s a great skill to have, if only so you can help ensure the meetings you’re part of are efficient and productive (who doesn’t want that?!). Here are some …

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How Youth Can Be Change Makers


Young people are not only the leaders of tomorrow, they are also the change makers of today. They are contributing to changing the world around them in every way possible, because to be a change maker you don’t have to wait to be an adult. You can start right now and …

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A Young Girl’s Leadership on Diversity in School Reading with #1000BlackGirlBooks

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In a tumultuous world, stepping up and creating social change is needed more than ever. Whether it be a problem nationally or locally, youth across the country are finding their voices and taking action on causes they’re passionate about. In our classrooms, there have been questions raised about diversity. Are schools …

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A Reflection on Our Interfaith Webinar

By Nicki Totiyapungprasert Prior to moderating the Interfaith Webinar, I was admittedly a bit nervous. I had never moderated a webinar before and wanted to make sure the first one would go smoothly. AMP Global Youth was utilizing Zoom, a video conference app, and something I wasn’t initially familiar with. …

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