The Kid's Guide to Social Action

The Kid's Guide to Social Action

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You can get involved, get noticed, and get results! In THE KIDS'S GUIDE TO SOCIAL ACTION, you'll find: Real stories about real kids and teens who are making a difference at home and around the world; Step-by-step guides to social action Power Skills: letter-writing, faxing, emailing, Internet research, interviewing speechmaking, surveying, fundraising, getting and handling media coverage, and more; Ideas for working with government, including tips for lobbying local, state, and federal lawmakers, and for using your social action skills with the courts; Real social action tools, ready to copy and use, including petitions, proclamations, letters, and news releases; An up-to-date resource guide with addresses, phone numbers, and Web sites for other social action groups, federal and state government offices, and awards and recognitions for kids. Designed for kids to use on their own and at their own pace, THE KID'S GUIDE TO SOCIAL ACTION is also ideal for schools, clubs, groups, troops, and other youth organizations.There aremany different kinds of letters. Here are six: 1.Information letters gather information or give informationto someone else. 2.Persuasive letters try to influence someone. For example, you might write to alegislator to ask her to supportaanbsp;...

Title:The Kid's Guide to Social Action
Author:Barbara A. Lewis - 2009-10-29


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