Teen Links

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Internet Resources for: Activism

  • Center For Student Missions

    Connects young people with Christian ministries in North American cities, to have a ministry experience to transform lives.

  • DoSomething.org

    DoSomething.org features more teen-related content and has a simple interface. Teens can look for projects based on four criteria (What Cause? Who With? Where? and How Long?)

  • Earth Force

    Earth Force engages young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future.


  • FreeRice

    FreeRice is not a social network and appeals to a wide audience of users. The site asks users to answer questions in return for donating rice to needy communities.

  • International Book Project

    A non-profit organization that sends books to those in need in developing countries.

  • KidSpeak

    Where kids speak up for free speech.

  • KooDooz

    KooDooz is an interactive social network for those who want to make a difference. Challenges are customized based the age inputted by the user.

  • Plant a Row for the Hungry

    If every gardener plants one extra row of vegetables and donates their surplus to local food banks and soup kitchens, a significant impact can be made on reducing hunger. Spread the word!

  • RandomKid

    RandomKid emphasizes three-step solutions. You select a world issue, choose a solution, and "make it happen" by collecting donations on your project's page.

  • Stand Online

    Teens are taking a stand against tobacco.

  • TakingITGlobal

    TakingItGlobal is an online social network for young people.  It is centered around linking youth around the world in order to solve problems by having them participate in an online community where they can share ideas.

  • The FreeChild Project

    Volunteer activities you can do in your own community.

  • The INSite

    Self-improvemen and empowerment: it’s all about discovering real ways to make the planet, as well as your own personal corner of it, a saner, cleaner, more equitable place to live.

  • U Give

    A nonprofit organization that gets high school students involved in community service. Combine your interests with giving back!  Nonprofits post opportunities here, and high school students can register for these opportunities. 

  • Voices of Youth: UNICEF

    Voices of Youth is an Internet site created by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for young people who want to know more, do more and say more about the world.