This week in Learn, Love, Lead! we offer inspiration to sustain your commitment to speaking up for kids.
Check out these energizing stories of kids and young people leading the way.
Watch "Leave a Positive Footprint". This 5-minute video features kids at one elementary school who find a way to be courageous and protect each other.
“We want people to know that wherever you go, you should leave a positive footprint.” - Student at Grimmell Elementary, Fremont, CA
Read and watch "We Dine Together".
This story and 2-minute video highlights how youth at one high school find a way to use empathy and action to build a stronger community.
"If we don’t try to go make that change, who’s going to do it?” - Dennis Estimon, High School Senior
Read about DC Bully Busters. Seattle middle school girls started a campaign to fight bullying tactics among national lawmakers.…and they’ve succeeded in getting 25 members of Congress to sign a no bullying pledge.
"If 12-year-old girls can be brave and stand up to bullies, we should expect the same from the adults who lead our country!" -Lilah
Previous messages in the Learn, Love, Lead! series have included updates and actions focused on protecting Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act, and resources about kids and federal immigration policy. You can find previous messages here.
Thank you for speaking up for kids.
Jon and the Children’s Alliance Team