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Dr. Vajra Watson

PROTEST

"We underestimate young people. They're ready to grab the mic.
Are we ready to listen?"

Kevin Ward

EMBRACE CULTURE

Kevin Ward is a student at Palo Alto High School (PALY), where his leadership spurred important discussions about race, identity, and politics as they relate to young people's experiences in school.

ORGANIZE

Protest These extraORDINARY People used the power of ORGANIZE to accomplish more than any one person could alone. Watch their stories and learn how you can harness the tool in your own life.

Laurence Tan

TEACH

The son of Filipino immigrants, Laurence Tan was studying to be a doctor when the vision of becoming a teacher presented itself in a dream. Now a fifth-grade teacher in Watts, California, Laurence uses the tool of TEACH to inspire and educate students in an area where opportunities are slim.

Alex Epstein

VOLUNTEER

Alex Epstein founded a volunteer organization during high school to help rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

VOLUNTEER

VOLUNTEERThese extraORDINARY People understand the essential role that VOLUNTEERism serves in building unity. Watch their videos and learn how you can take action.

Erica Fernandez

PROTEST

Erica Fernandez put Cesar Chavez's words into action to protect her community, proving that “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. And you cannot oppress a people who are not afraid anymore. We are the future, and the future is ours.”

Aitan Grossman

ADVOCATE

From a young age, Aitan Grossman was concerned about the welfare of animals and other living things, from those he could see in his backyard to those whose natural habitats were threatened worldwide. Reading Vice President Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth,” at age 12, Aitan never recognized the myth that, “I couldn’t do anything just because I was a kid.”

Adarsha & Apoorva

TEACH

Adarsha Shivakumar is a passionate environmental enthusiast, cofounder and Executive Director of Project Jatropha. Adarsha’s sister Apoorva is the cofounder, Financial Director, Fund Raising Coordinator, and Educator of Project Jatropha. Together, they use tool of TEACH to improve the planet and the lives of rural Indian farmers.

TEACH


These extraORDINARY People use the tool of TEACH to empower others to build unity. Watch their videos and learn how you can take action by sharing your experience with the world.

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