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Take Action Activities

Find inspiration for taking action on a cause you care about by downloading our take action resources. You can create a virtual story circle or carve out a brave space in your home. Want to make a list of action items or books to read now and in the future? Download our take action calendar and recommended book list.

Take Action Cards

Discover ideas to get you started on your take action journey! Download these cards for inspiration to help you use your voice, show kindness, volunteer or fundraise for a cause you care about.


The world needs givers. Time. Talent. Money. Whatever you have to give, someone needs you. PowerOf makes it easy to find opportunities to help people and communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Join others to address the pandemic's impact on our health, well-being, learning, and livelihoods. Feel the power of giving your best.

Creating Brave Space

Explore the power we all have to build a better world and foster inclusion and belonging. Find ideas for creating brave spaces for dialogues (great for virtual ones as well!) and developing community agreements.

Take Action Calendar

How can you make a difference in your community, locally and globally? Review our take-action calendar to inspire your next task to make a community impact!

Recommended Reads

Peruse our staff recommended book list to help you choose your next read. Our list features titles centered around themes of activism, women's empowerment, science, health, children's books and more!


Become a Global Sleuth! Try the Discovery Center’s text scavenger hunts!

Each hunt is geared towards specific audiences and has several questions, all done by text message and using the web. We’ll send a website or video, you find the answer and text it back. Take your time and explore the linked page for the answer. When you text the correct answer, you’ll immediately get the next question. By finding the answers, you’ll learn more about areas we work in, topics we focus on, and some of the progress the world is making!

• Youth & Families: Text “gates play” to 56512
• Teens: Text “gates begin” to 56512
• Adults: Text “gates start” to 56512

Reply with “stop” at any point if you wish to quit. Message and data rates may apply.

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