Monthly Archives: February 2012

YEA is hiring staff for this summer!

YEA is hiring camp staff for this summer! The summer will be here before we know it! We have a variety of positions at each of our summer camps in Oregon, California and New Jersey: camp counselors, kitchen staff, and … Continue reading

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Organization to Know: Climate Reality Project

The climate crisis is one of the largest and most daunting challenges we face. It is a global problem that is affected by almost everything humans do, which makes it difficult for people to figure out exactly what we can … Continue reading

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International Youth Activism Highlight: One Young World

One Young World is “The premier global forum for young people of leadership caliber. It manifests the reality of common humanity and the shared existence of all the peoples in one world, Its purpose is to connect and bring together … Continue reading

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Launch of our Bi-Weekly Activist E-News!

We are so excited to have launched our new Activist E-News, which is a totally new, and we think unique, resource for activists of all ages. Every other week, we will send one featuring an inspiring activist, resources, tips, interesting … Continue reading

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Youth Empowered Action Academy

This winter, we launched a new program–Youth Empowered Action Academy–in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation Teen Force. This program is designed to be a “Day of YEA” where participants build the knowledge, skills, confidence and community to make a … Continue reading

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Activist Tip: Turn Complaints Into Requests

Turn your complaints into requests to bring about change. If you’re not sure what activist issue to work on, notice what you are complaining about since you obviously care about that. Usually what causes things to change is not complaining but … Continue reading

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Organization To Know: Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood operates more than 800 health centers in almost every state that provide low-cost health care services for women and teens, including birth control, sex education, pregnancy testing, and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. Planned Parenthood also provides abortion services, … Continue reading

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