civic engagement

The Memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King in Washington, DC.

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy Year-Round
Learn about volunteer opportunities youth can join to serve their communities.

A young person looking at graffiti

Apply Today to Participate in a 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness
A Way Home America will select three communities to receive technical assistance and support as they work to achieve bold goals for homeless youth.

Volunteers at a food drive.

Announcing the Nominees for Our 2016 Thank-a-Volunteer Campaign (Part II)
We share the second group of nominations for our most recent thank-a-volunteer campaign.

A young man wearing a t-shirt that says volunteer on it.

Announcing the Nominees for Our 2016 Thank-a-Volunteer Campaign (Part I)
Discover the first group of nominations in our third thank-a-volunteer campaign.

Friends taking a selfie.

Raise Awareness of LGBT Youth Homelessness on #40toNoneDay
On April 27, True Colors Fund will host its annual event to build knowledge and spur action.

Young adults working on a shared laptop.

#YouthLeaders Twitter Chat Recap: Youth-Led Efforts to End Teen Dating Violence
Revisit the February 29 chat featuring young people making a difference.

A young Native American man.

National Network Provides Leadership Opportunities for Native Youth
The emerging resource, launched by the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute, seeks to elevate youth voice.

Mardi Gras beads and mask.

In New Orleans, An Anti-Trafficking Task Force Introduces Best Practices and Partnerships
From engaging community members to creating a streamlined referral process for services, the Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force is taking action.

A young woman reads stories to children for the United Way of Southeast Michigan.

Post Your MLK Day of Service Events on Social Media
Tell others what you did to recognize the January 18 day of service.

Celia Luce, peer mentor for Outside In

'Champions of Change' Build Bridges Between Youth and Law Enforcement
We talk to Celia Luce from FYSB grantee Outside In and Lieutenant Ric DeLand about fostering collaborations.

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