Teen Milestone: Contributing to Community
Did you know teens being actively involved in their communities can help set them up for future success? From volunteering to voting, contributing to the greater good through civic engagement is a significant moment for your young person. In fact, people who volunteer their time tend to report greater overall well-being and are more likely to be self-confident and believe they can make a difference. A bonus: they are also less likely to participate in risky behavior. Keep the momentum going by joining your teen at the polls or helping out with a neighborhood clean-up. Their future self will thank you!