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It's your world--if you don't like it, change it : activism for teenagers

Author: Mikki Halpin
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You can change the world. Free Speech. Racism. The Environment. Gay Rights. Bullying and School Safety. Animal Welfare. War. Information about Safe Sex and Birth Control. Free Speech. HIV and AIDS. Women's Rights. These are the issues you care about -- and now you can do something about them. It's Your World will show you how to act on your beliefs, no matter what they are, and make a difference. The information  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikki Halpin
ISBN: 0689874480 9780689874482
OCLC Number: 56094487
Description: 305 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Helping animals --
Fighting racism --
Saving the environment --
Ending war --
Fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS --
Stopping school violence and bullying --
Defending women's rights --
Protecting civil rights and civil liberty --
Promoting tolerance toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth --
Acknowledgments --
General activism resources --
Sources used in writing this book.
Other Titles: It is your world--if you don't like it, change it
Responsibility: Mikki Halpin.
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You can change the world. Free Speech. Racism. The Environment. Gay Rights. Bullying and School Safety. Animal Welfare. War. Information about Safe Sex and Birth Control. Free Speech. HIV and AIDS. Women's Rights. These are the issues you care about -- and now you can do something about them. It's Your World will show you how to act on your beliefs, no matter what they are, and make a difference. The information inside includes: The basics of activism. Activism projects and outreach ideas. The 5-minute activist. How to be an activist at home, at school, and in your community. Stories from teenagers who have taken on the world -- and won. Resources including books, movies, and Web sites, and much, much more. Whether at home, in school, or in your community, you have the power and the ability to create change, even if you aren't old enough to vote. Don't wait until you're eighteen to flex your political muscles -- start right now!

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