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Today — Tapping the power of the Internet!
Next time — Making a Difference!

So Silvia has begun her work with Casa Alianza. YOU can help Casa Alianza and kids in your own neighborhood just by educating yourself and making a decision that you want to Make a Difference!

Last week we urged you to make some calls to find out what is going on in your community with homeless youth. You have to know what’s going on before you can change it!

Today we want you to find out more about the problem and solutions around the world surfing the Internet!

Go to Casa Alianza's website to learn more about their organization.
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For a more detailed explanation of the service philosophy behind The Odyssey treks, click here.

Things You Can Do

See how quickly you can find key information about homeless youth on the Web. Here are some key things to look for:

  • How many homeless youth are there in the world?
  • How many are there in your country?
  • How many kids run away from home in your country each year?
  • Why do kids run away?
  • What kinds of problems do homeless kids run into?
  • Where can homeless kids go for help in different places around the world?
  • How do people respond to homeless youth? Do they help them or ignore them or hurt them?
  • How can you help?

We’ll help you get started. Check out the following websites. At each one of them see what other links they have to other sites. You’ll find you probably can’t ever chack all the sites that are out there that have helpful info.

Keep track of the addresses that appear at the top of your browser window in the address field so you can find them again if you need to!

Try to write down what you learn so you can share it with youth all over the world who want to Make a Difference!


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