Jan 22, 2018 / E-news
Peace First, a nonprofit that inspires and supports young people to start social action projects in their community, recognizes young people as a vital resource in kickstarting change.
Sign up by January 31 for the Peace First Challenge to join a movement of young people from around the country who are committed to improving their communities. When you enter the Challenge, Peace First helps young people take action to address an issue that matters to them. They offer project-planning tools, one-on-one mentors, $250 grants, and expert feedback to get started. This type of challenge is perfect for students who have participated in Project Citizen, as they can take their work and research and further it with Peace First’s tools. Since these students have already identified a problem and workshopped a solution, they are better prepared to make real change.
And, when the Peace First Challenge ends, they’ll be giving out even larger accelerator grants to help take projects to the next level. Some applicants will also be able to attend trip to attend the national youth summit.
Adults who work with young social innovators can also benefit from the challenge, taking part in curriculum and facilitator guides for teachers who want to guide their students through the challenge.
For more information, check out Peace First’s website!