Is a 12-year-old too young to talk to a presidential candidate and advocate for kids? Of course not! Here’s one example of a boy using his voice to make a difference for kids around the world.
Yearly Archives: 2019
This week was International Youth Day, and to honor that, we’re highlighting the work of our high school Student Ambassadors. Most of them aren’t yet old enough to vote but work hard to engage elected officials and candidates on issues impacting kids.
When I was first trained to be a Save the Children Emergency Responder, I was ready to respond to the next natural disaster. Little did I know that instead, I’d be at the U.S./Mexico border providing much needed respite to families.
I just spent 3 weeks working with children at the U.S. border. This is what’s really happening there.
For 3 weeks, I joined Save the Children programs at the U.S. southern border in New Mexico. Here are some of the many insights I gained while serving families and children seeking asylum within the United States.
The second Democratic presidential debates came to a close this week in Detroit, Michigan. While the debate was split into two nights, there was one issue that got a lot of attention on both nights and stands out the most to us: the crisis at our southern border.
What’s it like to intern with Save the Children Action Network? Mattie Cryer spent a year working with SCAN in Colorado. Here are her biggest takeaways from that experience.
When I began my first read aloud with the class, one student named Julio raised his hand and asked me what I was holding. When children aren’t given the tools to learn prior to kindergarten, they are then expected to retain all the information they might’ve missed in one year.