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Let's Put Service in Schools: An MLK Day Call to Action

Steven Culbertson | Posted 03.18.2013 | Education
Steven Culbertson

Beginning on MLK Day thousands of young people across the country will begin a "Semester of Service," a sustained service and learning framework that integrates standards-based curriculum with substantive service to the community.

Meet The 25 Most Powerful And Influential Young People In The World!

Posted 05.09.2012 | Teen

Here at HuffPost Teen, we hear incredibly inspiring and empowering stories every day about how young people are changing the world they live in. We th...

Introducing the 25 Most Powerful and Influential Young People in the World

Steven Culbertson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Teen
Steven Culbertson

To mark the occasion of the 24th annual Global Youth Service Day, YSA and The Huffington Post unveil today the YSA List of The 25 Most Powerful and Influential Young People.

There is Nothing More Contagious Than Passion

Tamer Shaaban | Posted 06.19.2012 | Teen
Tamer Shaaban

I did the only thing I knew how -- I made a short film with a message. The message was simple: "We are Egyptian. We are human. Let us be human. Let us be free." It wasn't about race, religion, or class.

Sparking Kindness With Socks: GIG Spark

Toan Lam | Posted 02.15.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

Who doesn't love socks? As a journalist, I've covered many stories about homeless people -- and guess what? Socks nearly top their wish lists.

Bringing Youth On Board

Alex Wirth | Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact
Alex Wirth

Youth serving organizations across the country don't have youth on their boards. They need to see the benefits and start bringing youth on board.

A Long Overdue 'Thank You' to Youth Service America

Grace Li | Posted 06.07.2011 | Impact
Grace Li

Passion is what lets 15-year-olds walk up to a podium and speak of inspiration, hope, possibilities of changing the world and starting a revolution.

Miley Cyrus And New Online Hub Encourages Teens To Get Their Good On

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Youth Service America and Miley Cyrus have joined forces in an effort to encourage teens to social network for good. Dubbed both a social network and ...

Young People Bring New Solutions to Childhood Obesity Issue

Steven Culbertson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steven Culbertson

As the legislative battle over health care reform continues, politicians, health insurance representatives, employers, bus drivers, and teachers debate daily about how this proposed legislation will affect them today. Yet while we "old folks" argue, young people are proactively working to reduce future health care costs by addressing childhood obesity through service-learning.