Taking Initiative

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Learn about the power of taking initiative and how stepping up to ask for more responsibility can change your life.

Fun Page Activity

Fun Page Activity: Read stories about young people who each saw a problem and took the initiative to address it. Then, learn how to use your own initiative to solve problems in your community.

Discussion Guide

Independent Learning Discussion Guide: This all-purpose guide can also be used by educators, parents, and mentors to jumpstart a valuable discussion about what it means to take initiative.

Classroom Lesson Plan

Classroom Lesson Plan: This step-by-step lesson plan is available to guide a more in-depth “before, during, and after” learning experience when viewing the video with students. This lesson plan is also suitable for use in after-school programs and other educational settings.

Empowerment Activities

Use Empowerment Activities as a fun way to reinforce the video topic and build community with your students.