Young Activists

Young Author, Anti-Bullying Activist Urges Youth To Serve Their Communities, Chase Their Dreams

In this interview series hosted by Chance, a 7th-grader at Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh, learn about student activists who are making a difference inside MicroSociety communities and far beyond.

Youth Now! With Chance

Jahkil Jackson is a 14-year-old author, anti-bullying activist, and philanthropist from Chicago who has helped thousands of people who are homeless. Through his nonprofit organization, Project I Am, Jakhil is on a mission to motivate youth to get involved in their communities and to chase their dreams no matter their age. Jahkil’s accomplishments include being recognized by President Barack Obama as one of 2017’s most influential people, being named a Youth Ambassador for Heartland Alliance, and much more.

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