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This program begins when three young friends - Haley, Trent, and Lily - realize their favorite hideout has been trashed - again.
They have a choice: they can let the problem keep happening and go play somewhere else, or they can try to make a change. Students will see Haley, Trent, and Lily modeling the process of making a choice for change as they research the problem and prepare a proposal to their city council. Elements of this story are emphasized by three real-life examples of young people making choices and changes for their schools, communities, and state.
Quinn’s Vision — Watch as a visually-impaired student’s dream - to increase access to guide dogs for other visually-impaired kids - is realized.
Nerstrand Elementary School — See a decision-making process in action as students make choices about service-learning projects to create positive changes in their community and state.
March for Education — The students of San Pablo, California, give up their spring break to march 70 miles to the capitol, Sacramento, California, to bring attention to the unfair disparity in conditions of schools in the two cities.