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What is We Act?

We Act is a year-long educational program that empowers young people to discover the causes they care about and take action to make a difference. Through service-based learning and engagement, students develop the skills to succeed academically, in the workforce, and as active citizens.

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WHAT IS WE ACT?

We Act is a year-long educational program that empowers young people to discover the causes they care about and take action to make a difference. Through service-based learning and engagement, students develop the skills to succeed academically, in the workforce, and as active citizens.

We Act is simple, accessible, and free of charge.

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Why We Act?

The impact of the We Act program is both immediate and long lasting. From transforming student behaviour to building a generation of active citizens, our program:

  • Increases student engagement in the classroom
  • Creates a more caring school culture
  • Deepens connections between students and teachers
  • Develop students’ sense of responsibility toward local and global communities
  • Increases lifelong commitment to philanthropy among students

Key Features of We Act

A unique local and global focus

We Act provides opportunities for youth to develop tangible skills to better their local and global communities.

Free educational resources

We provide substantive resources that enhance existing curriculum and support teachers in achieving their classroom goals.

Cause-inclusive

Our programming encourages young people to take action on whichever cause matters most to them.

Making it cool to care

Our celebrity ambassadors help us stay relevant to youth and show them that changing the world is the coolest thing they can do.

Impact of We Act

We Act has a holistic and lasting impact, increasing student engagement in their school and community, and building knowledge, self-confidence and life-long leadership skills.

After participating in We Act:

  • 81% of youth felt more personally responsible for addressing local and global social issues
  • 84% of youth more strongly believe that they could make a meaningful difference in the world
  • 75% of youth feel more confident in their ability to set goals and see them through to completion
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