When a church’s high school group went on a trip to Nicaragua in the 1990s, they were “shocked” by the poverty they witnessed. To help, they began selling off their personal belongings, including literally, the clothes off their backs. The trips were the genesis of what would become the ORPHANetwork. For Global Activism, we’ll talk with executive director, Dick Anderson and Travis Simone, one of those original high-schoolers whose life was changed in Nicaragua.
Church elders and environmentalists are working together on Chicago's South Side. They hope to show teens there's a link between faith and saving the earth while helping them grow into responsible men.
I was so unattractive in high school.Until my prom, I was dateless.I had plenty of friends who were boys but they were all just interested in my much cuter girlfriends. For a particularly late bloomer, such as I was, college held a desperate appeal.I jumped in with gusto!I lived with people from co