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The Power of Young People to Change the World

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This show is perfect for youth who want to change the world and for adults who want to foster youth innovation and imagination through real-world education. Youth listeners gain a connection to other young people who are passionate about making the world a better place by addressing issues like climate change, education equity, poverty, mental health, and more. Adult listeners are inspired by stories of youth as change agents and gain practical advice on how to partner with youth and how to incorporate service-learning into their classrooms, afterschool programs or homes. Youth are recognized as partners who understand their rights and obligation to act in the benefit of the public good. From young people who are affected by issues, to adult allies who work with them, join me to discover and discuss leadership that creates space for each person to take ownership and affect change so that all people are inspired to Serve. Learn. Change the world.

This show is perfect for youth who want to change the world and for adults who want to foster youth innovation and imagination through real-world education. Youth listeners gain a connection to other young people who are passionate about making the world a better place by addressing issues like climate change, education equity, poverty, mental health, and more. Adult listeners are inspired by stories of youth as change agents and gain practical advice on how to partner with youth and how to incorporate service-learning into their classrooms, afterschool programs or homes. Youth are recognized as partners who understand their rights and obligation to act in the benefit of the public good. From young people who are affected by issues, to adult allies who work with them, join me to discover and discuss leadership that creates space for each person to take ownership and affect change so that all people are inspired to Serve. Learn. Change the world.

Location:

United States

Description:

This show is perfect for youth who want to change the world and for adults who want to foster youth innovation and imagination through real-world education. Youth listeners gain a connection to other young people who are passionate about making the world a better place by addressing issues like climate change, education equity, poverty, mental health, and more. Adult listeners are inspired by stories of youth as change agents and gain practical advice on how to partner with youth and how to incorporate service-learning into their classrooms, afterschool programs or homes. Youth are recognized as partners who understand their rights and obligation to act in the benefit of the public good. From young people who are affected by issues, to adult allies who work with them, join me to discover and discuss leadership that creates space for each person to take ownership and affect change so that all people are inspired to Serve. Learn. Change the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

65: Poder en Salud! (Power in Health)

5/12/2022
How are young people addressing the challenges created by the pandemic in Latinx communities through service-learning? Join us this week to meet three Camp Fire Poder en Salud teams who are taking up the banner of service to make a positive change in their community!

Duration:00:55:07

64: Home Away From Home

5/5/2022
You're never to young to begin your service journey! Join us this week to meet the 4th graders from Eastern Carver County Schools and the teacher who is inspiring them to use their gifts and talents to change the world! From art displays that build community connection to a Native American Objects and Art Exhibit that create opportunities for learning and leadership - this episode is full of ideas, inspiration, and connection!

Duration:00:53:35

63: Creating Strong Communities Through Youth Empowerment

4/28/2022
Join us this week to meet the change-makers from The Community Enrichment Project - a D.C. based nonprofit whose is enhancing the underserved communities of Washington D.C. by creating strong communities. Learn how they are building upon the skills and talents that exist within young people to create change from within.

Duration:00:54:49

Encore: 58: Different Races Organizing Peace

4/21/2022
Join us this week to meet the student team from DROP - Different Races Organizing Peace! This student-led equity club is educating themselves and others on racial equity. Hear about their presentation to the Anoka Hennepin School Board and the impact they are having in their school and community.

Duration:00:52:55

61: Creating Civically Informed & Engaged Global Citizens

4/14/2022
Join us this week to hear from Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon and four civically engaged high school students - Abbe, Sawyer, Izzy, and Erin. Discover how civic engagement is about empowerment through education that leads to youth action. That action can be big or small, but the learning comes through doing.

Duration:00:53:27

60: Light the Fire Within

4/7/2022
This week we meet two young leaders from Campfire's National Youth Advisory Cabinet. Learn how they are using their voices in Camp Fire’s Movement to address everything from policy to decision making. Join us to learn how this national nonprofit is supporting young people to shape the world by providing them the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

Duration:00:55:16

59: Mental Health: Creating an Inclusive Space in Schools

3/31/2022
Join us this week to meet the student creators of Munch Bunch - a youth-led service-learning experience to address mental health at Heritage Hall, Oklahoma City, OK. These young leaders are creating inclusive spaces and building community for students, teachers, and administrators,

Duration:00:54:58

57: Creating Safe Spaces Through Skating

3/17/2022
Join us this week to meet the team of students who want to create a safe and legal places to skate in their community and are doing it while they explore their own passions and put their creativity to action in the classroom. The Lunenburg Skate Park Project is creating educational opportunities by embracing wheeled sports and leveraging the power of community and culture to provide youth with the skils, relationships, and experiences to succeed.

Duration:00:53:41

43: Youth as Agents of Change

3/10/2022
How can service-learning experiences support students' understanding of different perspectives? How can it lead them to develop genuine empathy and honest compassion? Join us this week to meet amazing student leaders from the American International School in Johannesburg and hear their inspiring stories of contribution and passion.

Duration:00:54:59

42: Tackling Literacy, One Book at a Time

3/3/2022
Join us this week's episode to meet Gaia Colabella, a 10th-grade student at the American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ). Learn how Gaia is using her passion for reading and learning to tackle literacy in her community through her service-learning project, Mobile Library. Be inspired by her passion to Serve. Learn. Change the world!

Duration:00:51:43

41: Changing the World Through STEM

2/24/2022
How do you apply your love of engineering, social entrepreneurship, and environmental sciences to changing the world? Tune in this week to meet Omar, Neil, and Junhyeok - three students from the American International School of Johannesburg who are doing just that.

Duration:00:51:15

Encore: 0203: The Power of AmeriCorps, The Power of You

2/17/2022
Have you ever wondered how you can serve your country - from classrooms to the outdoors and everything in between? Join us this week to meet two individuals from ServeMinnesota who are applying new skills as they give back to community, state, and country through public service. Hear their inspiring stories and how they are truly changing the world!

Duration:00:50:29

0211: Inspiring Action Through Global Experiential Learning

2/10/2022
What happens when you integrate the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and service-learning into your classroom? Tune in this week to hear how teacher Serena Comegys of the EDGE Global Microschool is bringing real-world learning into her classroom through the Squad's Abroad, Global Brigades' high school program. Meet the program's President, Erik Werner and two inspiring students who are passionate about making a positive change in the world.

Duration:00:51:02

0127: Clinton Global Initiative University

1/27/2022
Join this week's show to learn how the Clinton Global Initiative University is Inspiring the next generation of student leaders and global innovators. Learn how each year, thousands of undergraduate and graduate students from across the country and around the world apply to participate in CGI U’s year-round community of learning, leadership, and action — beginning with a global meeting where participants, topic experts, and high-profile innovators convene to support and learn from each other.

Duration:00:49:50

Encore: 1007: Getting Started in Service-Learning

1/20/2022
Service-learning is a powerful instructional strategy that engages young people in meaningful service to their communities while developing their academic, civic, social-emotional, and leadership skills. Join us this week to meet service-learning expert Shira Woolf Cohen, founder of Innovageous, who will share her knowledge and expertise to bring service-learning to your schools, classrooms, and afterschool programs.

Duration:00:55:31

0113: Making an Impact on the World's Water Crisis

1/13/2022
What does it take to provide water to school communities in Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Haiti, Jodhpur, Kenya, Malawi, and the Navajo Nation of New Mexico? Join us this week to meet sisters Ella and Mabel the founders of Sisters4Water. They are artists and activists devoted to changing the world. Joining them are their partners from H2O for Life, the creators of a service-learning opportunity designed to engage, educate and inspire youth to take action to solve the global water crisis by raising...

Duration:00:50:15

0106: Equity, Justice, and Poetry

1/6/2022
Join us this week to hear from Isabella Hanson, the creator of a national poetry competition on equality. Learn how she is harnessing the power of youth voices to take action on issues of race and equity around the world.

Duration:00:50:18

Encore: 0826: Uncensored Self-Expression in Youth Voice

12/30/2021
Atlanta isn't just the home of CNN and Coca-Cola, it's the home of VOX ATL, a youth-led nonprofit dedicated to the youth-voice movement. Join us this week to hear how VOXATL is bringing together teens from diverse backgrounds to create a stronger, more equitable community through leadership and uncensored self-expression.

Duration:00:55:27

Encore: 0812: Tackling Equal Rights and Gender Equity in the U.S.

12/23/2021
Join us this week to meet the young leaders behind Generation Ratify, a youth-led movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and advance gender equality in the United States. Hear how young people are creating an intersectional feminist revolution that empowers and advocates for the full equality of young women, non-conforming, non-binary, femme, and Queer folx.

Duration:00:56:47

1216: Real-World Environmental Solutions

12/16/2021
Join us this week to meet the leaders from Rise Challenge Illinois. This program, a partnership between Environmental Education Association of Illinois, Earth Force, Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 5, and the Association of State Floodplain Managers Foundation, engages students in exploring their local communities to identify real-world environmental issues and develop solutions and action plans for making their communities more resilient.

Duration:00:51:40