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DIVERSITY BOOK CLUB: HOST A VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB THAT READS TEXTS BY OR ABOUT UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS.

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ORGANIZATION: DoSomething.org

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The Problem

The main characters in most young adult books are NOT diverse. They're usually straight, white, able-bodied men.

The Solution

Representation matters. What young people see around them positively or negatively shapes their expectations for themselves and for each other.
Everyone's stories deserve to be heard. By reading and discussing books about underrepresented groups, you'll fight back against this marginalization.

Host the first meeting of your Diversity Book Club using our list of suggested books or choose your own.

Learn more: dosomething.org/volunteermatch/DiversityBookClub

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About DoSomething.org

Location:

50 West 17th St, New York, NY 10011, US

Mission Statement

DoSomething.org is mobilizing young people in every US area code and in 131 countries! Sign up for a volunteer, social change, or civic action campaign to make real-world impact on a cause you care about. You’ll team up with the DoSomething members who have: -Clothed half of America’s homeless youth -Cleaned up 3.7 million cigarette butts -Run the largest youth-led sports equipment drive And more! You’ve got the power and the passion to transform your community -- we’ll help you get it done.

Description

DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US that helps young people rock causes they care about. A driving force in creating a culture of volunteerism, DoSomething.org has more than 2 million members. By leveraging the web, television, mobile, and pop culture, DoSomething.org inspires, empowers and celebrates a generation of doers: teenagers who recognize the need to do something, believe in their ability to get it done, and then take action.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-3 hours

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