Engaged Philosphy
Websites
Engaged Philosophy offers educators and students tools and resources for creating a better world through civic engagement. The website includes…
Kids That Do Good
Websites
Kids That Do Good offers a platform to help children and teens, ages 5-18, connect with organizations that encourage children…
4 Tips to Help Us Make Those Ethical Changes We’re Struggling With
by Marsha Rakestraw We want our lives to reflect our deepest values. We know the harmful impacts of some of…
21 Children’s Picture Books for Exploring Eco-Friendly Actions
by Marsha Rakestraw Earth Day may be every day, but our relationship to the natural world often gets a little…
We Need to Speak Up and Say “Enough Hurting”
by Marsha Rakestraw “Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind — even if your voice shakes.” ~…
5 Minute Changemaker: Call Your Legislators
by Marsha Rakestraw Last month I was part of a small group of citizens who met with each of the…
Do Something! A Handbook for Young Activists
Books
by Nancy Lublin Workman Publishing, 2010. 280 pgs Grades 4-9 Do Something! A Handbook For Young Activists is a workbook…
5 Minute Changemaker: Sign the (Right) Petition
by Marsha Rakestraw The number of online petitions has skyrocketed, especially since the recent US election. Most days there more…
Why I Marched in Washington and What We Need to Do Next
by Zoe Weil I’ve been working to help create a more equitable, healthy, compassionate, and peaceful world my entire adult…
Get Inspired By These Quotes From Civil Rights Activists
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. While this day celebrates the life and achievements of an important American civil…
5 Videos to Help Cultivate Kindness
by Marsha Rakestraw Being kind is a daily practice that often takes a little effort but that reaps enormous rewards…
Living Our Epitaphs for a Better Life and a Better World
by Zoe Weil Most of us don’t write our own epitaphs, those brief summations of who we were, what mattered…