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Action Guides

Words are weapons. Your words can change the way people look at the world and even inspire action. Browse some ideas for ways you can use a poem to make a difference.

Power Poetry isn’t just about writing poems- it’s about creating a community with other (awesome) poets!

The DREAM Act was first introduced to the U.S. Congress in 2001.

Teen pregnancy rates in the U.S.

Bullying is a problem that affects people across the globe. Kids, teens, and even adults can be victims of bullying.

LGBTQ stands for: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer.

Rock Your Block’s Action Guide

for youth job seekers

Street harassment is any action — physical or verbal — in a public place that makes you feel unwelcome, uncomfortable, threatened, afrai


Learn how to write poetry to help yourself or someone you know cope with OCD.




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