Tips for Getting Your Teen Community Involved

  • Promote the project through your event calendar, social media, and advertising.
  • Incentivize teens to make and share videos and digital content by:

  •    -Approving volunteer or service hour credit for posting

       -Rewarding participation with prizes

       -Turning your library's submissions into a contests

  • Have your teens submit their own content and view other teen experiences
  • Amplify your teen's voices by promoting their content on your library's platforms
  • Develop programming to stimulate discussion around the #WeWereHere project themes

  •    -A Social Justice Book Club

       -Host a talk from an epidemiologist

       -Connect teens with therapists or trauma counselors

    Enroll Your Organization

  • Join other libraries and organizations as we create a platform to amplify teen voices about 2020. Simply fill out a quick informational form. You will be emailed credentials to enter the "Partner Portal" with access to sample volunteer forms, promotional tools, project guides, and other support materials.