Teens Making a Difference.

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All you hear on the news, all around the world, and in Philly; is teens fighting in schools, shooting at basketball games, and teens destroying their lives before they have a chance to be an adult. Today on Philly-News we are going to talk about teens’ contribution to building a better world. Below is their profile bio-pick on amazing teens and their social movements on positive leadership skills. There is no age group for being a good leader. You just have to have passion, courage, problem-solving skills, and commitment to what you believe in.

1- Gitanjali Rao
This amazing teen is the first ever Time Kid of the Year. She’s taken on issues like the opioid crisis, cyber bullying, and access to clean drinking water. What’s more, she has excellent advice for young people looking to make a difference: focus on an issue that they find compelling and, “If I can do it, anybody can do it.”

2- Joshua Williams
As a child, Joshua was determined to help people living in poverty. He founded a nonprofit organization dedicated to “Stomp Out World Hunger” and “Break the Cycle of Poverty.” To date, Joshua’s organization has donated 2.2 million pounds of food and helped thousands of families in need.

3- Emma Gonzalez
As a survivor of the tragic Parkland school shooting, Emma Gonzalez is outspoken about gun control and is known for helping organize the 2018 “March for Our Lives” protest. Her advocacy helped ensure the passing of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act in Florida, which took significant steps towards improving gun control in the state.

4- Jerome Foster II
Writer, website developer, government intern, founder , climate activist and executive director of OneMillionOfUs.

2 Quotes for today.

1- Youth can be the leaders of tomorrow. Ain’t no power like the power of youth cos the power of youth don’t stop! If you must dream of the world you want to live in, dream out loud! Youth are the solution — not the problem! By unknown author.

2- Do it! What are you waiting on? Do it! Stand up for what you believe in. The world needs your voice. Whoever you are, you have something to say. Say it. By K. Washington.

Click on the below video box to see what teens are facing in society today.