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Service with a Summertime Twist!

Here in the heat of July, a number of our past winners are continuing to make a difference with projects that scream, “Summer!” From playgrounds to outdoor art, kids’ camps to gardening, we love the summery slant to these winners’ work. We recently caught up with a few of them to see what they’re doing these days to help other people and our planet.

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Words of Wisdom for Graduates from Barron Prize Founder T. A. Barron

We’re thrilled to celebrate this month the high school graduations of several of our past Barron Prize winners. As they and so many others mark this milestone and head into their next chapters, we thought it fitting to reprint a graduation address given by author and Barron Prize founder T. A. Barron.

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Launching the 2019 Barron Prize with Gratitude!

As we head into a new year of the Barron Prize, we’re full of gratitude! We’re grateful we’ll again be awarding each of our winners $10,000 — double the prize amount of previous years. We’re thankful for the continuing support of our national partners and for the recent addition of several new ones. And we so appreciate the ongoing strong media coverage of our winners’ work, knowing those stories will inspire others to action.

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How to Change the World: Words of Wisdom from Recent Barron Prize Winners

We believe that young people can change the world. We also believe that young people want and need support as they work to make a difference. Who better to offer encouragement and guidance than other young change-makers – service-minded youth who have already launched a successful initiative of their own?

And so, we asked a handful of recent Barron Prize winners, “If you could offer a bit of advice to other young people looking to launch a service project or expand an existing one, what would you say?”

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Continuing to Do Good: News from a Few Former Barron Prize Winners

We love staying in touch with our prize winners and are inspired by the good work they continue to do in the world. We recently caught up with a few of them and have highlighted here some of the great things they’re doing these days. Kudos to our winners, past and present, who continue to demonstrate what it looks like to live lives of courage, compassion, and hope!

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Service in the Summertime

Summer is here, at long last, bringing with it a break from school and the gift of more time. As you contemplate how to spend your days, consider hatching a plan to help the world in some way. Here, we offer ten tips for launching a service project, gleaned from our years of supporting young people as they work to change the world.

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The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment.

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Media inquiries and other questions:

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Executive Director

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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

P.O. Box 1470

Boulder, CO 80306