Change Makers


"What I've learned out of life is this: Forgiveness opens up your heart so it can receive more love."

Change Makers


"I was eager to meet and converse with my peers and key leadership throughout the country. It is very important to give folks that may not normally interact the opportunity to do so."

Change Makers


"My advice is to get involved with Year Up or a program like it."

Change Makers


"I hope more youth will take a close look at their communities and see what problems are bothering them and then fix them."

Change Makers


"My ancestors fought for me to have a way of life to live for. So I honor them by holding on to our language and tradition as much as possible."

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Get informed, build your skills, and become a more effective change maker!

  • Knowing your rights is important. This resource presents 10 important things to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including the history of the ADA, what “reasonable accommodation” means, and how you can file a complaint if you feel you’ve been discriminated against.

  • “Some practices are best practices no matter where you intern.” Get more advice from Marina, an intern with the Department of Education, on how to make the most of any internship. 

Get connected to internships, speaking engagements, conferences, and other opportunities!

  • Sign up to be an EcoLeader and connect with an online community of peers who create and lead sustainability projects and campaigns nationwide.

  • We’re all online almost all the time. Most of us use personal information like social security or credit card numbers online as well. It’s important to know how to protect that information in a real way. If you’re interested in a career in cybersecurity, start developing your skills today!

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