A room of 30 high school students watches a video explaining how to lead by serving others. This sparks a classroom discussion where students share stories about times when they have experienced the power of giving back. The class then brainstorms some ways they can give back to their community right now.
There’s an image you may have in your mind of today’s teenagers. Endless headlines about smart phone use and social media paint a pretty bleak picture. Well, here’s another headline: This month, more than 16,000 teenagers in 550 high schools across the country selflessly gave of their own time to help others.