• The World is Small

    DC area students and teachers traveling to Zambia, Paraguay, and Jamaica learn to Think Big.
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  • Color Outside the Lines

    Meet Yoni Kalin, founder of Color My World, and 8 other LearnServe alums to see how they are changing the world.
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  • What's the next big idea?

    Follow the 2014–15 LearnServe Fellows as they launch social ventures designed to transform their communities.
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    Your support makes it possible for a new generation of leaders to bring change to their communities.
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Change Begins Here. Imagine a new generation of young leaders standing up for—and taking action on—the issues that matter to them most.

We identify high school students with the passion to make a difference and equip them with the knowledge, business tools, and relationships they need to transform their schools and communities—and themselves. LearnServe’s after-school entrepreneurship training and summer international service programs prepare high school students to be social entrepreneurs and global citizens.

Through hands-on experience, students learn to use their unique skills to solve problems in their communities. They don’t need to wait until they graduate college to make a difference: they can start right now.

Since 2003 LearnServe has directly served more than 700 students representing public, charter, and independent schools in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Our students, in turn, have already touched the lives of thousands. We invite you to join us as we work together to reach thousands more.

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Making Way for Generation Z

March 31, 2015 Reflections on Alexandra Levit’s New York Times feature on the coming of age of Generation Z If you’ve spent time around our LearnServe Fellows, Abroad…

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... as well as current Fellows who volunteered with coat check and told guests about their ventures!

The Snowball Effect Gala made it snow!

February 26, 2015 On one of the coldest nights in DC history, the warmth in the room was palpable – energetic conversations, dynamic pitches, and a deep passion…

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Coming Soon, in April 2015…

February 2, 2015 “Think of the Coffee House as a movie trailer,” explains LearnServe Fellow 2014 and Incubator student Umar Farooq.  ”We get to see a snippet of…

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