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The Power of Unity: Communities Connect to Prevent Bullying

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The Power of Unity: Communities Connect to Prevent Bullying

PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center has been using the power of unity to unite students, parents, teachers, and community members against bullying since 2006. The center unites, engages, and educates communities nationwide to prevent bullying through the use of creative, interactive resources.

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A Student's Guide to Social Entrepreneurship

In beginning this post about social entrepreneurship, I was very excited because it is such an exciting and inspiring focus.  However after tapping mindlessly on my keyboard and coming up short, I was faced the ultimate test of blogging in taking what social entrepreneurship means to me and translating it into what it means to the world. 

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How Volunteering Can Help Students Choose a College Major

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How Volunteering Can Help Students Choose a College Major

College majors seem more defined and specialized now. When I went to college, I went in thinking I had at least two years to figure out my major. Many students now declare their major during the college admissions process. But how does an 18 year old really know what they want to do? 

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Opportunity Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a worldwide non-profit organization that works to bring “simple, decent, affordable housing” to families around the world. In developing countries, Habitat for Humanity works to provide housing for the world’s poor. 

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How Buying Local Benefits your Community

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How Buying Local Benefits your Community

This is the time of the year when advertisements are being thrown at us from more angles than usual.  Most of these advertisements come from campaigns directed by big box chains, and it’s always nice to score some nice deals on gifts for your loved ones. 

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