Powerful Words Teens & Adults – Citizenship W2

Week 2: This week we’re talking about keeping our community and our world clean and healthy. It’s funny, people often wonder what kind of impact we all really make on our environment. After all, we are just a few people in this big world– can our choices really make a difference? But as anthropologist, Margaret Mead, once said; “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Do you agree? Can the opposite be true as well– can a small group make a big mess of things when it comes to the environment? How are we as individuals and as leaders working to make a difference in the current state of the environment? This week, your Powerful Thought Assignment is to get honest with yourself. Are you taking steps to help the environment or hurt it? What can you do to make a positive difference even if it’s small?