You need 1000 more Take action! Badge points to win this reward.There are tons of creative ways to earn the Take Action Badge--like volunteering in your community, starting a garden, or creating trash art! This badge will inspire you to identify important issues in your community and then come up with a plan to get people involved to solve the problems.
Go out with a trash bag and collect trash. Turn the items into a piece of art and try to get it featured in your local newspaper as a way of demonstrating any problems of consumption and waste...
Explore your local stores and coffee shops. Which ones have the most sustainable products? Reward those that are good with a certificate and ask your local paper to list them.
Identify a problem that faces young people in your area: homelessness, kids without school supplies, lack of playgrounds or another issue.
Try to identify the oldest thing (it could be a person!) in your neighborhood. Start a campaign to have it protected forever.
Plant some beautiful flowers or start a community garden to make a neglected place more beautiful.
Tell Congress to support the Teaching Geography is Fundamental Act. Take action today at SpeakUpforGeography.org. Send a letter to each of your representatives then spread the message through...