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Socialization from the Teenage Perspective

How I have used my personal style of communication to build relationships with friends, family, and other adults Talking may seem like the single easiest, most consistent aspect of our young lives. We might find ourselves talking to a teacher about how the homework made absolutely no sense. Sometimes we talk to a crush after

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The Zero Waste Lifestyle – What is it?

The average American sends about 4.4 lbs of garbage to the landfill every day.[1] Our society has normalized the use of single-use products and we continue to increase the amount of trash sent to landfills. However, not all trash reaches the landfills;[2] garbage is often littered onto the sides of roads and urban areas or

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My YVC Experience

March 4, 2018 –  I have just arrived at the local Town Center Mall. It was Leadership Day for the Youth Volunteer Corps, some random organization my mother found online, I was thinking at the time. I just wanted to go home and play on my phone. Just sit around and not do anything today,

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Direct vs. Indirect Volunteering

I have volunteered with YVC Philly since 2015 and in that time, I have learned quite a number of things. I grew as a person and a leader. I grew more comfortable with myself and gain a bit of confidence in public situations. Most importantly, I have learned about the issues within the communities of

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Youth Volunteer Corps – Summit 2017

When I first arrived at YVC summit I was greeted by some of the most energetic, positive people that I’ve ever met. The team leaders, adults, and all the volunteers were super welcoming and helpful. Summit embodied the true meaning of YVC perfectly and helped show me what volunteering is all about. Before going to

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