Why ask children, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” when there’s so much they can do now? Youth Service of America is mobilizing millions of youth around the world, spanning 100 countries and six continents, to improve their communities as part of Global Youth Service Day in April.
When it comes to wanting to help others, Lily Gordon does more than talk the talk. She runs at full-speed. This 16-year-old’s efforts have led to a clean water system and brick oven to supply food for villagers in Tanzania. And she has more plans on the way.