Articles by Jamie Feldman

Peace Corps for Teens

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Is there a peace corps for teens? Youth all over the world are strong voices for social change locally, nationally, and internationally. Many teens in the US seek Peace Corps-like volunteer opportunities abroad, and they should! If only the┬áPeace Corp offered a┬áprogram for teens that want to learn more about global issues and make a… Read More

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And the winner is…
And the winner is…

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Picture a girl on the edge of her seat, she’s holding a calculator, she’s adding numbers. Her eyes are getting bigger and bigger. Why is addition so exciting? I know why. It’s because the number on the calculator at the end is 219. Two hundred and nineteen pounds of food scraps that have been frozen… Read More

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The First Food Scraps and Found Friends
The First Food Scraps and Found Friends

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I was ridiculously happy. In fact, I was in my living room jumping up and down and doing a dance that resembled the hokey pokey. A girl at my school named Kat was the source of my glee. My mom looked at the computer screen to see what was making me jump for joy. “‘Here… Read More

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Compost Meets Competition at Columbia Secondary
Compost Meets Competition at Columbia Secondary

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It can be difficult to convince yourself to voluntarily jump into a freezing cold lake. And you don’t have any clothes on. And there are piranhas in the water. Well, maybe I’m exaggerating, but that’s how I felt as a shy girl contemplating how to single-handedly convince the kids at my school to take a… Read More

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