In late March, and in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, our Youth Board launched the #SLP Service Challenge. We hope these bi-weekly challenges, offering unique ways for young people to get involved and serve others during this very difficult time, will help counteract the helplessness that so many of us are feeling.
Youth Board Service Challenges
More Ways to Advocate from Home
How can I contribute to the #BlackLivesMatter movement?
The SLP Youth Board recently compiled this list of resources that detail actions you can take to participate in the #BlackLivesMatter movement from home.
How Can I Help Continue the Fight Against Climate Change?
In countries around the world, the youth-led climate justice movement is going strong and moving online. We are so inspired by the advocacy of youth leaders like Greta Thunberg and the organizers of Fridays For Future USA and encourage you to join the #ClimateStrikeOnline conversation on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
How Can I Help Register New Youth Voters?
Join the amazing Yara Shahidi’s campaign to increase voter registration
How Can I Help Ensure Critical Resources for NYC Students?
Sign SYEP petition: Many families are losing wages due to coronavirus. Help make sure NYC expands access to summer youth employment program so teens can help provide much needed funds to their families.
More to come!
Direct Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic: How You Can Help
Looking for more ways to get involved and help those most severely impacted by the Coronavirus Pandemic? Check out the links below.
- How to safely Volunteer
- How to do errands for neighbors who can’t leave their homes because they are older or sick
We know it’s not possible right now for many of us but if you are able and looking for ways to donate, here are a few:
Share your ideas and stories with us!
Are you a K-12 student who has participated in the #SLPServiceChallenge? Do you have an idea for how children and teens can help others and advocate for social issues they care most about during the coronavirus pandemic? Complete this form to tell us your story and share your ideas!