Saturday, May 29, 2010

This Country Needs Hero Like You! ~Dallas Jessup

Inspired Quote  of the Day

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead

Today's Brilliance

Dallas Jessup

Dallas Jessup

Dallas is a teen activist, the founder of a million girl revolution and the author of Young Revolutionaries Who Rock.

If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...

I'm Dallas Jessup (17) and I'm Calling All Heroes - Age 7 to 24, your country and the world need you.

I used to think I was unique as a kid who created a non- profit which grew into 43 countries. My photo was on Doritos bags, the big screen at Times Square in New York, and I get to hang out with celebrities but it turns out I'm just one of a thousand kids who are saving the world in a hundred ways and we're seeing thousands of other kids join us on the frontlines of youth activism every month.

Have you ever thought of starting a service project but backed off because you're too young or you think your mom's charity is lame? Well, you're not alone I get to meet kids every week when I'm out speaking at schools across the country. At every middle school or high school, it doesn't matter whether it's in rural Texas or in Boston, kids share the same message. They want to do something that will change the world but they don't know where to start and they really want it to be t...

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