Exclusive Guest Blog Piece “Generation #StandUp!” for Special Olympics

Exclusive Guest Blog Piece “Generation #StandUp!” for Special Olympics

September 24, 2013
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Please checkout the exclusive blog piece titled “Generation #StandUp!” that I wrote for Special Olympics to honor the next generation of young activists who are at work all over the world.

“Early on in every generation there comes a defining moment by which those young people are judged and remembered for the ages. Much has been said and written—not always very flattering or positive—about the young people today, but little of it has been expressed by those young people themselves . . . until now.

A little over a year ago, I sought out 75 of the world’s most dynamic and amazing young activists, some of whom started their work as early as three years old and many have launched their own nonprofits and grassroots missions around the globe. I asked them to answer one simple question: What do you stand up for and why?”

To read the entire blog piece, please click HERE.

John Schlimm

John Schlimm is a Harvard-trained educator, advocate, artist, and the award-winning author of 19 books on dogs, memoir, entertaining/cooking, history, how-to, and essays.

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