Meaningful Teens is a Multiplying Good One in a Million Award recipient. They are among the millions of people who are putting others first and using service as a solution to the problems we're facing. Read their story below then nominate someone who's making a difference during this unprecedented time!
One in a Million Award recipient: Meaningful Teens
Where they are multiplying good: Diablo, CA
How they are multiplying good: They are all One in a Million. Meaningful Teens trailblazing work with immigrants, and emerging English language learners of all ages is impressive. Making a difference in their community, and on a national and global scale. Founders Isabella, Aria Capelli, and Carolyn Considine’s goal for MT is to engage disadvantaged children, teens and adults in order to break the cycle of deprivation. Through individualized one to one tutoring, on a Zoom platform, literacy skills are taught while building bonds so pupils feel supported in order to convey the importance of believing in themselves for anything is possible. In 2 months, 7 nonprofit projects, www.meaningfulteens.org were developed, increasing student competency, boosting their self-esteem, and stimulating the love for learning giving teachers a stronger base to start the school year. Moreover, tutors found a way, during the Covid pandemic, to give back to others sparking a willingness to continue to help the underprivileged as they follow their academic journey