Activism & Service
Experiential Learning and More
Do Something is a nationwide network of young people who know they can make a difference in their communities and take action to change the world around them.
What Kids Can Do documents the value of young people working with teachers and other adults on projects that combine powerful learning with public purpose for an audience of educators and policy makers, journalists, community members, and students.
The Campus Chapters program of Habitat for Humanity (HFHI) enables and encourages students to help eliminate poverty housing in partnership with Habitat affiliates worldwide.
The Peace Corps has launched a new web-based initiative to give educators and students the tools and resources to plan, develop, create, perform, and evaluate a service-learning project.
Freechild: young people & youth advocates dedicated to making social change resources more accessible around the world, especially those historically denied participation.
Search Institute, a nonprofit, independent research organization. The site is filled with research and information including the 40 developmental assets.
The Indiana Youth Institute promotes the healthy development of children and youth by serving the institutions and people of Indiana who work on their behalf.
Join Together, supports community-based efforts to reduce, prevent, and treat substance abuse across the nation.
Clinton Global Initiative. Find a Commitment to Action and join in creating global change.
TakePart is a leading source of socially relevant news, features, opinion, entertainment and information - all focused on the issues that shape our lives. We're also a community of people compelled to take action!
Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 5,500 of America's largest charities.
Created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 18 federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth. The IWGYP promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes for youth.
The mission of the National Youth Leadership Council is to create a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world with young people, their schools, and their communities through service-learning.
Voices of Youth (VOY) was founded in 1995 as UNICEF’s online place for young people to learn more about issues affecting their world. VOY was recently redesigned for a more modern youth audience and is now the go-to place where you can know more, learn more and do more about our world!
Characters Unite represents a new movement committed to combating prejudices and intolerance, and promoting greater acceptance and mutual respect.
Donors Choose is a simple way to provide students in need with resources that our public schools often lack. Citizen Philanthropists, choose teacher submitted projects to fund.
Action Without Borders connects people, organizations and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.
Youth no longer have to be shut out. The Youth Activism Project aims to prove that MINORS can play a MAJOR ROLE. Our national clearinghouse also provides help and information to adult allies who want to collaborate with youth to achieve positive community change.
With wit, smarts and hope, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH ultimately brings home Gore's persuasive argument that we can no longer afford to view global warming as a political issue - rather, it is the biggest moral challenges facing our global civilization.
The Stop Global Warming Virtual March is a non-political effort to declare that global warming is here now and it’s time to act.
The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap.
GRACE Communications Foundation builds partnerships and develops innovative media strategies that increase public awareness of the relationships among food, water and energy systems
Discovery News digs deep into our world's mysteries. Join us to explore current events and uncover the science behind the headlines. We Dig. You Discover.
A unique collection of thousands of videos, images and fact-files illustrating the world's species. ARKive is brought to you by the wildlife charity Wildscreen. Our mission is to use the power of wildlife imagery to inspire the global community to discover, value and protect the natural world.
Garden in an Environmentally Friendly Way. Sustainable gardening techniques that will help you conserve and protect our natural resources.
Inconvenient Youth is a community of teenagers taking action to address the climate crisis. A place where teenagers 12 -18 can share their inconvenient ideas and action steps in order to help solve the climate crisis.
Earth911.com is your one-stop shop for all you need to know about reducing your impact, reusing what you’ve got and recycling your trash. Get involved in our world by checking in for daily news, reading weekly feature stories, surfing product channels and opting into our weekly emails.
The Pew Center on Global Climate Change brings a new cooperative approach and critical scientific, economic and technological expertise to the global debate on climate change.
The Climate Reality Project— The Climate Reality Project is bringing the facts about the climate crisis into the mainstream and engaging the public in conversation about how to solve it. We help citizens around the world reject the lies and take meaningful steps to bring about change.
Natural Resources Defense Council - NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 1.2 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
The Sierra Club's members and supporters are more than 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America's oldest, largest and
most influential grassroots environmental organization.
National Geographic — Founded in 1888 to "increase and diffuse geographic knowledge," the Society works to inspire people to care about the planet.
Fundoing with Chris Cavert
DoingWorks with Sam Sikes
Experiential Tools with Jen Stanchfield
Teamwork and Teamplay
Active Reviewing - Dr. Roger Greenaway
Kenya and Gabriela Masala
Playfully, Inc. with Faith Evans
Deep Fun with Bernie DeKoven
High Five Adventure
Outward Bound USA
Association For Experiential Education
National Society for Experiential Education
Outdoor Education Research
Wood 'N' Barnes Publishing
Outdoor Education: Professionals Resource
Play for Peace
Big Think - an evolving road map to the best thinking on the planet
Ted - Ideas worth spreading
Ted-ED - Lessons Worth Sharing
RSA Animate - Illustrating and sharing the world-changing ideas
Docsteach - find and create learning activities with primary source documents
Instructables - Make, How To and DIY
Projecqt - dynamic presentations for a real-time world
Radiolab - a show about curiosity
Vialogues - meaningful discussions around video
Prezi - Ideas Matter - A presentation tool to bring your ideas to life.
PopVox - Bridges the gap between the public and the Members of Congress.
Bernie DeKoven's Infinite Games
Improv Encyclopedia - improv games
Teamwork and Teamplay - activities
Playful, adventure-based games & activities
ALOHA - C.Kevin Wanzer
GOOD - Creative solutions for living well+Doing good
Boom Boom! Cards - The world’s first ever Kit For A Social Revolution.
Kindspring - Small acts that change the world. A global movement of kindness.
Making it Work: A guide to successful youth adult partnerships - Texas Network of Youth Services
Indiana Teen Institute
5190 N. High School Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46254
ITI Links to Sites & Web Resources