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One in a Million - Meaningful Teens
Meaningful Teens is a Multiplying Good One in a Million Award Recipient. They are using service as a solution to the problems we are facing
California Volunteers - Summer of Service Young Entrepreneurs
Meaningful Teen founders join other young entrepreneurs to speak about their non-profit volunteering experiences
Bay Area Parent - Teens Connect English Learners with Teachers
Meaningful Teens, an organization that matches teen volunteers with programs teaching English as a second language to children and adults who are immigrants, refugees, asylum speakers and others.
Danville San Ramon - Students Launch Meaningful Teens Project for ESL Learners
Diable sisters Isabella and Aria Capelli and Lafayette resident Carolyn Considine have joined forces to start the Meaningful Teens project to help provide virtual English lessons to ESL learners.
East Bay Times - Around Lafayette
Considine and Capelli co-founded Meaningful Teens, a youth organization designed to connect nonprofits in need of bilingual tutors with a growing number of high school students.
KCBS Radio - Nonprofit Teaches English Virtually To Immigrants During Pandemic
A Bay Area non-profit organization is working to teach English virtually to DACA teens, asylum seekers, refugees, immigrants and bilingual students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patch - Local Teens Create Bilingual Education Org.
Carolyn Considine, of Lafayette, and her childhood friend, Isabella Capelli have started a nonprofit volunteer organization called Meaningful Teens
ELL In-Home Program - Welcome TESOL, TEFL, and Meaningful Teen Volunteers
Meaningful Teens join forces with the English Language Learners In-Home program to tutor ESL students.
Lafayette Social Magazine
Meaningful Teens was born out of Covid. Fly free from home.
Mercy Housing Partnership
Meaningful Teens has partnered with Mercy Housing to provide afterschool individual tutoring in reading to the Northern California Family Housing
Urban High School
Meaningful Teens has partnered with San Francisco's Urban High School to provide a school period of meaningful volunteering teaching letters and reading to Oakland's Achieve Academy.
The Athenian School
Meaningful Teens has partnered with Danville's Athenian School to provide a lunch period of meaningful volunteering teaching letters and reading to Oakland's Achieve Academy.
Students in Action
During COVID-19, a number of local students have taken initiative to impact their community in positive ways. From education to advocacy to service, check out some of the efforts they have been part of below.
Diablo sisters Isabella and Aria Capelli and Lafayette resident Carolyn Considine have joined forces to the Meaningful Teens project to help provide virtual English lessons to ESL learners. Launched in April, Meaningful Teens allows teenagers to volunteer their time to help youth develop their English skills through one-on-one virtual sessions.