DoSomething.org Launches Weekly Survey to Gauge Gen Z’s Opinions and Concerns on COVID-19 Crisis

College semesters spent at home. Canceled proms and graduations. First jobs lost. The rites of passage for teenagers and young adults are suddenly on hold—on top of their fear for the health and economic livelihoods of their loved ones—making the COVID-19 crisis a particularly confusing and fraught time for Gen Z. To support its more than 5 million global members aged 13-25, DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, has launched a COVID-19 resource to help young people stay healthy, fight anxiety, take action, and share their…

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Actress Jenna Ortega (Netflix’s “You”) Kicks Off DoSomething.org and Aéropostale’s 2020 “Teens for Jeans” Campaign, Which Has Donated 5 Million Pairs of Jeans to Young People in Homeless Shelters Since 2008

Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 18. One item they commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans. Why? Jeans are comfortable in any season and can be worn multiple times between washes. Plus, for a teenager without many belongings, wearing a pair of jeans can provide a sense of security. That’s why DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, and Aéropostale, the specialty retailer of casual fashion apparel and accessories, have teamed up for the ninth time on…

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DoSomething.org Kicks Off ‘Our 2020 Vision’ Campaign to Register Over 250K Young Voters Ahead of 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

After registering more than 118,000 young people in advance of the 2018 midterm election, DoSomething.org today kicks off “Our 2020 Vision.” The new non-partisan voter registration campaign will help drive the largest youth turnout in American history for the 2020 presidential election. Young people are fired up. So is DoSomething. Embarking on a massive campaign to register over 250,000 eligible voters, which will include digital and on-the-ground efforts, DoSomething will help ensure that all young people, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, income, location, or political affiliation, have…

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NSFW (Not Safe for Wheels): DoSomething.org and Chevrolet Launch New Road Safety Campaign For Teens With Support From Actor Kevin Quinn

Everyone has that friend whose habits are NSFW…Not Safe for Wheels. In 58% of teen vehicle crashes, teen drivers were seen engaging in potentially distracting behavior leading up to the crash. This can include texting and cell phone usage, eating while driving, peer passengers, and more. On foot, studies show that 1 in 5 high school students cross the street while distracted – most while texting or wearing headphones. Getting reminders and tips from friends is one of the most effective ways to keep young people safe in vehicles and…

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DoSomething.org and Hollister Partner for Back-to-School Anti-Bullying Campaign

For students, going back to school can be super exciting (!!!), and also super stressful. One big reason is bullying, or even just anxiety at the thought of being bullied. That’s why DoSomething.org, the largest organization exclusively for young people and social change, and Hollister, a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and the quintessential retail brand of the global teen consumer, have partnered to empower young people to use positivity to help combat the negativity of bullying. Introducing the Cancel Bullying campaign. Drowning out bullying starts with two words:…

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