It's never too early to start making your mark on the world! generationOn makes it easy, with our monthly themes to help you pick an issue area to activate kids and teens around. In addition, we have our national Campaigns and Days of Service (listed below) to you to join us in making a huge impact! We provide all the tools and resources you need to develop caring, compassionate and capable kids through service.
You can download the 2017-2018 calendar here, and see below for what's coming up in the next year!
- August 2017: Education & Literacy
- September 2017: Peace & Kindness
- October 2017: Bullying & Harassment
- November 2017: Hunger
- December 2017: Poverty & Economic Inequality
- January 2018: Civil Rights & Discrimination
- February 2018: Black History Month
- March 2018: Women's History Month & Gender Inequality
- April 2018: Environment
- May 2018: Health & Wellness
- June 2018: LGBTQ Issues
- July 2018: Human Rights
generationOn has lots of great programming coming up. Learn more and get involved!
9/11 National Day of Service: Monday, September 11, 2017
Information to come.
Family Volunteer Day: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Held the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together; supporting their neighborhoods, communities and the world. Service project grants will be available to non-profit organizations, including schools.
More information to come soon!
Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 15, 2018
Join generationOn by celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy. For this national day of service, generationOn has developed fact sheets, project guides and lesson plans to help teach kids and teens about the contributions of Dr. King, how they can continue his vision of equal rights for all, and make their mark on the world through service.
In addition to Campaigns and Days of Service, generationOn offers ongoing programming to support kids and teens in service all year long and help them develop as leaders of change!
generationOn Kids Care Clubs and generationOn Service Clubs are a great way for kids and teens, ages 5-18, to have fun and get involved in meaningful service in their local, national, and global communities. Our club program equips parents, educators and young leaders with tools and resources to implement service projects, share their successes and be recognized for their service. Registration for Kids Care Clubs and Service Clubs is free and easy!
To learn more, visit: www.generationon.org/clubs
Youth Leadership Training: goLEAD
generationOn's signature youth leadership institute, goLEAD (generationOn Leadership, Education, and Development), inspires both adults and young people to engage in meaningful service-learning and leadership skill-building to effect real community change. A state-of-the-art training program, goLEAD teaches leadership and community service skills to middle and high school-age students.
Learn more at www.generationon.org/orgs/programs/goLEAD