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Advocates for Human Rights 
A Minneapolis-based organization protecting human rights world-wide

Americans for a Society Free of Age Restrictions 
Should the voting age be lowered? Should people younger than 21 be allowed to hold public office? Find these questions and others discussed at this site.

Ashoka 
Become a social entrepreneur to make the world a better place. You don't have to wait for the government or business to do something.

Avenues for Youth 
Housing and services for homeless youth

Born This Way Foundation 
Founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, the Born This Way Foundation works to empower youth and change culture

Change.org 
Raises awareness about important causes and empowers people to take action with leading non-profits.

Charities Review Council 
See what the Charities Review Council had to say before you get involved in an organization

Do Something 
Find easy ways for you to act on issues you care about.

Free Arts Minnesota 
Bring the healing powers of artistic expression to local children in the Twin Cities.

FreeCulture.org 
Promote the public's interest in intellectual property and information and communications technology policy.

Generation On 
Need to fill a service requirement? Want to change the world? Find volunteer positions, blogs full of personal stories and project tips on how to help make things better.

Hand in Health 
One of Hand In Health’s projects is to send one million books to Gambia. It’s a partnership of Gambia and Minneapolis-based Books for Africa.

Immigrant Freedom Network 
Humanize the face of immigration in Minnesota

National Youth Rights Association 
Defends the civil and human rights of young people through educating people about youth rights, working with public officials and empowering young people to work on their own behalf.

Pay It Forward Foundation 
Have an idea on how to "pay it forward" and want a teacher to help make your dream a reality?  Check out the resources here.

PEN Writers in Peril 
Help free writers around the world who've been jailed for their words and their beliefs.

Privacy Revolution 
Join librarians in the rally to get Americans to choose privacy. Protect your freedom to read, search and learn in the digital age.

Stand Up with the American Civil Liberties Union 
Info on students' rights including church and state, free expression and law.

Students Speak Out 
Share your experiences and ideas to help people who make decisions about our schools understand the issues that impact you.

Take Action at Your School 
How to increase awareness of LGBTQ issues at your school

Taking IT Global 
Download a Millennium Development Guide, a Climate Change Guide, and an HIV/Aids Guide to Action to learn how you can change the world.

ThreeSixty: Teen Journalists 
A St. Paul youth journalism program that helps Minnesota teens - particularly minority youth - tell the stories of their lives and communities, practice the skills of active citizenship, learn the basics of good reporting and strong writing and pursue careers in journalism and communications.

World Food Programme 
The world’s largest agency in the fight against hunger.

YouthNOISE 
Gun violence. Curfews. Child exploitation. Hunger. Homelessness. HIV/AIDS. Hate Crimes. Don't like it? Then sound off. Speak out. Take Action. Make some NOISE!



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