YES! Magazine Writing Contests & High School Essay Practice for College Application Prep

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Subject: Our Plan for a Better World

YES! Magazine is a digital tool for students aged 12 – 21 to support current events, writing practice and global cultural learning. Topics are global issues that are often used for university essays and interviews – so while some topics might seem controversial, they are important to understand from multiple perspectives for any global citizen and good steward of our planet’s resources.

Articles can be used by students and teachers to practice for the SAT or IELTS/TOEFL exams, or used as discussion pieces for debates and essay assignments.

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Head of Career & College Counseling
My Path To Uni Pathways

YES! Magazine – February 2020

How to raise climate-resilient kids, 3 movements for gender equity, and uncovering stories of slavery under water.  

February 21, 2020            
For 24 years, YES! has been telling the stories of people building a more just, sustainable, and compassionate world. Now, at the dawn of a new decisive decade, we’re stepping back and asking: what are the core values and guiding principles of systems change that, if widely adopted, could turn the tide? You’ll find our latest thinking in “The World We Want” issue.

With it, we aim to plant the seeds for a collective 10-year blueprint to inspire and guide us as we set out to build a new future, together. Christine Hanna,
executive director
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Uncovering Stories of Slavery Under Water

How to Raise Climate-Resilient Kids
TIM LYDON        

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