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Dec 15, 2020, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org and Chevrolet Activate Young People to Save 30,000 lbs of Carbon Emissions in New Campaign Featuring Laura Marano

Transportation is among the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions from human sources. That's why DoSomething.org, the largest organization...


Nov 04, 2020, 15:00 ET DoSomething.org Exceeds 250k Voter Registration Goal in 2020

When DoSomething.org, the largest organization exclusively for young people and social change, launched its non-partisan 2020 voter registration...


Sep 02, 2020, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org Registers Over 125k Young Voters and Announces New Partnerships For 250k Goal Ahead of 2020 Presidential Election

When DoSomething.org, the largest organization exclusively for young people and social change, launched its non-partisan 2020 voter registration...


Aug 11, 2020, 10:30 ET DoSomething.org Pilots New Volunteer Credits Program for Students in Partnership With National Association of Secondary School Principals and Rhode Island Department of Education

DoSomething.org, a youth-led movement for good, has launched a pilot Volunteer Credits Program that rewards students for the time they spend...


Apr 09, 2020, 10:10 ET DoSomething.org Launches Weekly Survey to Gauge Gen Z's Opinions and Concerns on COVID-19 Crisis

College semesters spent at home. Canceled proms and graduations. First jobs lost. The rites of passage for teenagers and young adults are suddenly on ...


Apr 01, 2020, 10:00 ET "Black-ish" Star Marcus Scribner to Help Create the Most Financially Literate Generation Ever in New Campaign With DoSomething.org and HSBC Bank USA

At least 72% of students say personal finance stresses them out,1 and COVID-19 could put an added financial burden on many young people, from...


Feb 04, 2020, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org and Harry's Team Up with Connor Franta for 'Mental Note,' a National Mental Health Campaign for Young Men

Beyond the social stigma that young men face when it comes to discussing mental health openly, research has found that they can have worse rates of...


Jan 22, 2020, 10:00 ET Actress Jenna Ortega (Netflix's "You") Kicks Off DoSomething.org and Aéropostale's 2020 "Teens for Jeans" Campaign, Which Has Donated 5 Million Pairs of Jeans to Young People in Homeless Shelters Since 2008

Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 181. One item they commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of...


Jan 14, 2020, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org Kicks Off 'Our 2020 Vision' Campaign to Register Over 250K Young Voters Ahead of 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

After registering more than 118,000 young people in advance of the 2018 midterm election, DoSomething.org today kicks off "Our 2020 Vision." The new...


Oct 21, 2019, 10:00 ET NSFW (Not Safe for Wheels): DoSomething.org and Chevrolet Launch New Road Safety Campaign For Teens With Support From Actor Kevin Quinn

Everyone has that friend whose habits are NSFW...Not Safe for Wheels. In 58% of teen vehicle crashes, teen drivers were seen engaging in potentially...


Oct 01, 2019, 13:21 ET DoSomething.org & CVS Health Foundation Partner on a #TBT-Style Anti-Vaping Campaign Featuring Silentó, the Artist Best Known for "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)"

There are some hits we should bring back. But when it comes to e-cigs, that's a hit we shouldn't take. E-cig, vapes, and JUUL are trying to bring...


Sep 24, 2019, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org Announces 'Get Out the Vote' Initiative to Register Young Americans for 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

DoSomething.org, the largest organization dedicated to mobilizing young people for social change, is embarking on a national voter registration and...


Sep 10, 2019, 12:38 ET DoSomething.org and Hollister Partner for Back-to-School Anti-Bullying Campaign

For students, going back to school can be super exciting (!!!), and also super stressful. One big reason is bullying, or even just anxiety at the...


Jun 18, 2019, 09:00 ET DoSomething.org and Jason Genao, Star of Netflix's On My Block, Join Forces To Promote Safe Driving for Teens

Question: If a ______ is too tight, that's a problem. If it's too loose...that's a bigger problem. What is it? Answer: A seat belt. (Duh! What did...


Jun 05, 2019, 07:00 ET My Black is Beautiful - A Platform Powered by Procter and Gamble - Challenges Dictionaries To #RedefineBlack

"Dirty." "Angry." "Evil." These are three words dictionaries still use to define the word "Black." My Black Is Beautiful – a platform created by a...


Jun 03, 2019, 15:51 ET Green Your Getaway! DoSomething.org and Cotton Launch National Campaign to Promote Sustainable Travel This Summer

Everyone knows a young person going to camp, the beach, the lake, the theme park, a road trip, or just kicking back on a staycation this summer....


Apr 08, 2019, 11:24 ET DoSomething.org Launches Take Back the Prom Campaign, Powering Student-Created National Map of Prom Discrimination Based on Race, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

"I'm white, my boyfriend is black, and I wasn't allowed to take him to prom." "A female friend of mine wanted to take her girlfriend to prom, and the ...


Apr 03, 2019, 15:51 ET DoSomething.org Launches Merit Over Money Campaign, Thousands of Young People Demand That Ivy League Universities End Legacy & Donor Preferences in Admissions

The recent college admissions scandal, involving actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, exposed 50 people who bribed and cheated to get their...


Dec 27, 2018, 11:57 ET Beyoncé, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Reese Witherspoon, and Troye Sivan Among Those Named to DoSomething.org's 2018 Celebs Gone Good List

DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit exclusively for young people and social change, announced its 10th annual Celebs Gone Good list, which...


Dec 26, 2018, 12:31 ET DoSomething.org Helps Power Historic Youth Voter Turnout, the Largest Crowdsourced Anti-Bullying Guide, and a National Campaign Against E-Cigarettes

DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit exclusively for young people and social change, wrapped up its year of campaigns on a high. Together with ...


Dec 18, 2018, 10:55 ET Marsai Martin, Star of ABC's 'Black-Ish,' Helps Launch National Campaign to Fight Bullying and Social Isolation

1 in 5 students experiences bullying, often for the passions and interests that make them who they are. That's why Black-ish star Marsai Martin has...


Oct 30, 2018, 12:27 ET Diego Tinoco Helps Launch "Friends On Lock," DoSomething.org's National Campaign Against Impaired Driving

Problem: Road crashes are the leading cause of death for young people in the US. Another problem? Warnings from parents and scare tactics from ads...


Oct 25, 2018, 10:47 ET "Escape the Vape!" Joel Courtney Helps Launch DoSomething.org's National Campaign Against E-Cigarettes

True or false: A single JUUL pod contains as much nicotine as an entire pack of cigarettes. True. There's a lot you -- and an entire generation of...


Oct 09, 2018, 10:47 ET DoSomething.org Launches First Ever National Absentee Ballot Day

Whether you're at home or far away, your vote counts! With absentee deadlines closing soon, it's time to act – and turn your opinion into action to...


Jul 10, 2018, 10:37 ET "Brake It Down"! Chevrolet & DoSomething.org Partner With David Mazouz for Safe Driving Campaign

How well do you know your best friend? What's their favorite snack on a road trip? What musician are they most likely to play in the vehicle? And...