Use the following links to learn more about street children and to get involved and make a difference in the world.
Discuss and share your views on street children in a chat room.
Explore, speak out, take action on children's rights issues through UNICEF's Voices of Youth website. Express yourself on the issue. Write an essay or create a multimedia piece. Submit it to the butterfly 208 contest.
Check out YOUCAN, an organization focused on youth-led initiatives in non-violent conflict resolution and violence prevention, both nationally and internationally.
Take a look at TakingITGlobal (TIG). The TIG network brings together tens of thousands of youth from over 200 countries to collaborate on concrete projects, addressing global problems and creating positive change.
Volunteer with an organization that supports street children, like Street Kids International, UNICEF, Oxfam Canada, Save the Children or Amnesty International.
Vote (if you're 18 or over). Make a difference in how Canada is run and how it supports children at risk. Participate in the As Prime Minister Awards program.
Inform other students about the plight of street children. Speak to other classes in your school or in nearby schools. Visit IMPRINT. It creates a voice for all youth to learn about and speak out on the global issue of street youth in their schools and communities.
Organize your fellow students. Form a local fundraising or volunteer group. Participate in a Model United Nations conference.
Talk about street children to your parents, your friends, and your teachers.