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Voices and Choices: "Planning for School Health" is a practical, do-it-yourself, online, strategic planning tool for school communities in Canada. It engages young people in identifying their health and school-related needs and developing and implementing strategies to address these needs.
Sweatshops Organizers Guide Our Organizer's Guide is designed
for students, teachers, union members, and all Canadians looking
for ways to help stop sweatshop abuses. Its full of ideas for
practical actions to promote fair labour practices.
Free the Children Founded by Craig Kielburger when he was 12, Free The Children works to prevent child labour around the world and deals with many issues facing youth today. It is an organization for kids run by kids.
Learning for a Sustainable Future a Canadian nonprofit organization whose mandate is to work with educators from across Canada to integrate the concepts and principles of sustainable development into the curricula at all grade levels.
The Search Institute This site identifies 40 developmental assets that youth require to become active and contributing members of their communities. Resources and information for teachers, administrators and community leaders.
Dream Now is an incorporated, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization based in Canada, and working internationally in over 25 countries. Founded in 2003, Dream Now is fast becoming a global passion-led revolution of grassroots change. The Dream Now network is an ever-growing network of youth and adults who, regardless of age experience or location, are committed to working together to change the world for a different tomorrow.
Hero Holiday is your opportunity to make a concrete difference. This program involves travelling to a third world country and working with the people there to make their lives better.
Tools for Action is an initiative of Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) designed for students who want to engage their school in the global struggle for health and development. Tools for Action are free downloadable toolkits which provide you with all the information and 'how to" advice you will need to organize advocacy and fundraising campaigns in your school on a variety of development issues.
SADD Saskatchewan are student
leaders dedicated to stopping impaired driving. SADD Saskatchewan is a
strong student-led organization that has a widespread and positive
influence in this province.
The Stop Bullying Project The Bullying project is a comprehensive intervention to reduce bullying and harassment in schools.
The Random Acts of Kindness™ Foundation
inspires people to practice kindness and to “pass it on” to others.
They provide free educational and community ideas, guidance, and other
resources to kindness participants through their website.
The Foundation for a Better Life creates public service campaigns to communicate the values that make a difference in our communities-values such as honesty, caring, optimism, hard work, and helping others. These messages, communicated utilizing television, theatres, billboards, radio, internet, etc., model the benefits of a life lived by positive values. The Foundation encourages others to step up to a higher level and then to pass on those positive values they have learned.
Kids Help Phone Useful, practical information for research and education pruposes. You can access information on topics such as student volunteerism, and isues such as peer relationships, diversity, drug abuse, and violence. Tips for parents. Discussion groups. And, how to help through our Student Ambassador leadership program for high school students.
Warchild Thousands of young people have pioneered projects that have successfully helped raise awareness about international humanitarian issues and generate support for war affected children. Now it is your turn? War Child Canada needs you, your ideas, your innovation and your drive to help make change!
Kiva.org Kiva lets you lend money to a specific entrepreneur, empowering them to lift themselves out of poverty. When the loan is paid back, you can then choose another entrepreneur to support in the developing world. Your money keeps on giving support to people who want to work their way out of their present situation. Kiva partners with existing expert Microfinance institutions to make a difference around the world.
Operation Smile Operation Smile is an organization that provides cleft palate surgery for children throughout the world. There is also a student chapter format that encourages students to becoming involved and join up with a medical team to assist in the various medical 'events'. No medical training is necessary to volunteer – students can instruct on oral hygiene, assist in paperwork, etc...
This is an excellent site for articles and resources on Cyberbullying and Bullying sites in general. Cyberbullying is the new online crime, so this is a great place to start with quality articles.