Change Makers

Noah

"If you know your passion and follow your dreams, you will make a positive difference in the world."

Change Makers

Tristan

"Change starts with one person and can grow really fast."

Change Makers

Cortney

"There’s nothing special about me; if I can do it, anyone can. I encourage any young person struggling with addiction to not be afraid to ask for help."

Change Makers

Carly and Sean

"We enjoy hearing about their life experiences. It’s a rewarding experience for both us and our older adult partners."

Change Makers

Youth M.O.V.E National

"It’s important to come to the table with an open mind and valuing the other partner. Be flexible and actively seek win-win solutions, and allow yourself to be taught."

  • Noah
  • Tristan
  • Cortney
  • Carly and Sean
  • Youth M.O.V.E. National

  • Opportunities
  • Tools for success
  • Support

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

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

  • Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for young people of all backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.

  • Can you picture a world where we can all coexist peacefully? How would this look? What would it take? Show your ideas in the form of art, and your work can be displayed at The International Interdependence Hexagon Project exhibit in Pennsylvania. 

  • Getting an internship is the next step on your path to having the career you want. Access available internships in the federal government, tips on how to get an internship and how to make the most of it, and recommendations on what skills you need to be a competitive candidate. 

  • Gain hands-on experience working in the medical field to help veterans by participating in the VA Student Volunteer Program.

Get support. Give support.

  • This HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Provider Locator search tool can be used to find testing services, housing providers, health centers, and other service providers.

  • The National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth (NCFY) published this short list of hotline numbers that every youth should have, especially youth dealing with homelessness.

  • Want to know what will happen when you call the National Runaway Safeline? Call center staff walk you through what you can expect when you call the Safeline for help. 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)

  • Feeling blue? We’ve all been there. But sometimes you may need some extra help. Text SAFE and your location to 69866 if you are ever in crisis and want to speak to a mental health professional.