Become an advocate for change. Here are some of the steps you can take to begin to narrow the opportunity gap in your community:

1. Let community leaders know the issues that are important to you. Here are places to start: 

2. Become a volunteer

3. Go on-line and find out what organizations in your area are designed to help young people in: 

4. Become a Community Organizer

5. Create E-Networks: Reach out to people in other communities who have similar issues. Find out what they are doing and how you can support each other’s goals.