How to Encourage Your Students to Change Their World


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An article sponsored by T-Mobile shares Alexandria Brady-Mine's experiences as one of the 30 winners of last year's first-ever T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge.

The T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge is a national contest that helps students aged 13-23 create or grow projects that promote impactful, sustainable changes in their communities.

Alexandria talks about her winning project, "Standing Tall," a a service-learning program focused on empowering minority and low-income changemakers.

She also shares what she gained from participating in the T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge along with tips and advice for students who want to take part in this year’s challenge. She also imparts one simple step educators can take to encourage students to become changemakers in their communities.

T-Mobile, the T-Mobile Foundation and Ashoka, (a leading organization in the field of social entrepreneurship) are looking for bold ideas focused on education, the environment, or technology for the 2019 Changemaker Challenge. Read the Entire Article


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