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The WHY Get Active Center provides guidance and resources to people who want to become partners in the fight against hunger and poverty. We hope you’ll use this section to make your voice heard on the crucial social issues facing our society and world. We urge you to subscribe to our newsletter, read our WHY Reporter, and tell your friends and family about this center and how easily they can become involved as well. If you’d like to learn about more ways you can become involved, check out our web site through the links below.

The World Savvy Monitor is a free service of  World Savvy, a 501c3 national education nonprofit. The World Savvy Monitor is designed and written for educators, but is a universal tool for deepening content knowledge of world issues. It provides background, context, and perspectives to help understand the conversation in the global community. Each edition includes a thorough examination of one region or topic of global importance, a Classroom Companion with readings and lesson ideas for bringing these issues into classrooms, and updates to archived editions.

Heifer volunteers play a vital role in the effort to end hunger and poverty and promote sustainable solutions, sound nutrition and community well being. Heifer wants you to discover opportunities that fit you best: To make sure we direct your talents to the appropriate department, please read the different Heifer International volunteering descriptions carefully before applying!

iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is the world’s largest non-profit global network that enables teachers and youth to use the Internet and other technologies to collaborate on projects that enhance learning and make a difference in the world.

The Coalition on Human Needs is an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies that address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable people. A wonderful source for statistics about hunger and poverty and things you can do to help alleviate the problems.