Be the Change (Paperback)
The future is in your hands - 16+ creative projects for civic and community action
Walter Foster Jr, 9781633225077, 128pp.
Publication Date: March 6, 2018
“…a crafty addition to collections about advocacy for the tween set.”—School Library Journal
“…overflows with ideas for budding activists and, more important, makes them think…” —Booklist
Be the change you wish to see in the world! From the popular founders of Hello!Lucky stationary, Be the Change inspires and guides you to promote positive change within your community—with information and practical advice on how to take action, 16+ DIY projects and templates, and tear-out postcards and stationery designs.
First learn how to get inspired and how to inspire others, as well as the importance of embracing diverse perspectives and how to handle conflict diplomatically. Then discover how to channel your inspiration into creative outlets, such as organizing community events or meetings, using social media to affect change, and contacting your government representatives. Also get some great tips for generating creative ideas, running for office at school or getting involved with local government, and what to bring to protests. Quotes from famous leaders and thinkers provide inspiration throughout.
Once you learn about what it takes to effectively “be the change,” promote your ideas and events with style by creating the simple step-by-step projects, including:
- "You for President" campaign poster
- "Word on the Street" bumper stickers
- "Teamwork Makes the Dream Work" team t-shirt
- "Wild Feminist" stenciled tote bag
- "Easy as Pie!" donation jar
- "Sweet Charity" lemonade stand
Your purchase helps support the WE Schools program to empower young people with the tools to change their communities—and the world.
About the Author
Eunice Moyle, co-author of Happy Mail and Be the Change, is one half of the sister entrepreneur team who started Hello!Lucky, a San Francisco-based design studio founded in 2003. Hello!Lucky’s playful and punny designs have reeled in numerous awards and have been spotted in retailers worldwide. When Eunice isn’t anthropomorphizing everything from bananas to unicorns, she enjoys spending time with her children.
Sabrina Moyle, co-author of Happy Mail and Be the Change, is one half of the sister entrepreneur team who started Hello!Lucky, a San Francisco-based design studio founded in 2003. With its pun laden and playful designs, Hello!Lucky has worked with retailers around the world. When Sabrina isn’t hard at work designing award-winning products, she is enjoying time with her children and her sister Eunice and her children.