SCAN asked some of our Student Ambassadors for their reflections on our country and their hopes for the future. Here is what they said.
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Last month, I traveled to Berlin to visit the Save the Children Germany office to help more young people get involved in advocacy. Here’s what I shared, and what I learned along the way.
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.
This school year, more than 125 passionate high school and college students across 13 states worked diligently to engage their classmates, communities, candidates running for office and elected officials around making change for kids.
To me, Save the Children Action Network is about advocating for access and the resources students need to have a healthy future. I am so passionate about SCAN because of the grassroots and mobilization work they are doing to accomplish this.
Canvassing isn’t easy. So, 16-year-old Bella writes, “I doubled down, beating on and kept knocking on those doors.”