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Peer to Peer

Who better to help a student than another student? Make a difference by speaking out against bullying or promoting inclusiveness at school. Get younger kids excited about STEM topics, or offer tutoring to peers who need help with something you’re good at. Or donate your time to an organization that provides therapeutic or recreational activities for kids.

See how these honorees supported other young people
  • Carolina Gonzalez 

    Carolina started a nonprofit organization that has helped more than 500 undocumented young immigrants apply for temporary residence and employment in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and has raised more than $22,000 to pay the application fees of those who cannot afford them.

  • Morlan Osgood 

    Morlan co-founded an educational program that has helped more than 14,000 students in grades 2-12 develop their interest and skills in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) through summer camps, after-school classes, conference workshops and other activities.

  • Keegan Nicholson

    Keegan has been refurbishing old laptop computers for the past several years, and donating them to students and young adults who cannot afford to buy one. 

  • Abigail Blue

    Abigail has worked tirelessly through a number of organizations to promote understanding and acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and to provide support to LGBT youth.

Additional Resources

Stomp Out Bullying
http://www.stompoutbullying.org
Girls Who Code
https://girlswhocode.com
Gay,Lesbian and Straight Education Network 
http://www.glsen.org/
Youth.gov
http://www.youth.gov/