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Girls Changing the World
Girls Changing the World - Girl Scouts
This boy was born in when Men in Black came out. He was an ordinary kid until a close family friend died from pancreatic cancer. This inspired Jack to look for a way to identify early stages of cancer. As the old story goes, he was rejected by almost labs until he was finally endorsed by Dr. Anirban Maitra at John Hopkins.
Youth + Social Change ISSUES
The Me Too or MeToo movement , with variations of related local or international names, is a social movement against sexual abuse and sexual harassment where people publicize allegations of sex crimes. Similar to other social justice and empowerment movements based upon breaking silence, the purpose of "Me Too", as initially voiced by Burke as well as those who later adopted the tactic, is to empower women through empathy and solidarity through strength in numbers, especially young and vulnerable women, by visibly demonstrating how many women have survived sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace. Following the exposure of the widespread sexual-abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein in early October ,   the movement began to spread virally as a hashtag on social media.
Climate change weaves through our daily lives -- from global politics and business to sea levels and weather to the clothes we wear and the food we eat. The pandemic was the one chance we had. Hurricanes, fires, floods and locusts: Science says climate change is here but the RNC refuses to believe. Wildfire-weary Californians, 'tired of this being normal,' consider uprooting their lives.