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Activism

Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties

ISBN: 9781402221095

By: Libuse Binder

Published: November 2009

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WHAT KIND OF WORLD DO YOU WANT TO LIVE IN?

Throwing a party. Preparing a meal. Sending an email. These are things you do all the time. How can they really make a difference? Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties shows how to transform these everyday activities into world-changing events: Throw a party with a purpose. Prepare a sustainable meal. Send an email to your representative.

An inspiring collection of ideas that can make the world a better place, this book taps into the potential of an energetic, influential generation and lights the path to shaping tomorrow by:

Digging into what you love
Volunteering in ways big and small
Supporting political actions that reflect your values
Leading an eco-active lifestyle
Simplifying and reducing your footprint
Using your buying power to encourage better business practices
Eating well locally
Hosting a party with a purpose
Exploring the world through environmentally responsible travel
Turning your passion into a vocation

With a rating scale based on the time, money, and lifestyle impact required, and peppered with true tales of twentysomethings who've made an impact, Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties provides resources and opportunities for you to use your talents to help create a history we can all be proud of.

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"Everywhere I go around the planet, I find young people, fresh from college, leading the new green movement. With savvy and heart, they're making a real difference—and as this book shows, you can too!"
Bill McKibben | 350.org

About the Author

Libuse Binder

Libuse Binder is a freelance writer, teacher, and blogger for Weekly Way and Earth 911. Formerly in film production, Binder is now focused on energizing the next generation of adults for a life of activism and engagement in the issues that matter most today. Her passions include the environment, volunteerism, public policy, and social networking technology.

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Format: Paperback

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Length: 8.5 in
Width: 5 in
Weight: 15.84 oz
Page Count: 352 pages

Excerpt

Excerpt from Chapter 1: Ways to get Excited and Involved

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“Many will find that Binder’s inspiring collection of new ideas serves as a great resource for those determined to help solve the world’s ever-growing list of challenges.” -

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