18,000 children die of hunger every day. By 2030, there will be no glaciers left in Glacier National Park. 47 million Americans do not have health insurance. From job loss and foreclosures to global warming and poverty, it's hard not to feel powerless in the face of such depressing news. Yet, many young people today are more eager than ever to get involved, to do something to improve the world. They crave meaningful lives that are worth remembering. Change the World, Change Your Life shows young people how to get involved and effectively address the problems they care most about, from their own backyard to the world stage. It provides a kind of blueprint for being of service and includes several pages of links to practical resources for starting a non-profit or other service agency. Laced with stories of individuals who have found ways to give, large and small, Change the World, Change Your Life is exactly the right inspiration for these times--as young people face a difficult employment horizon and are looking for meaningful ways to be of service in the world.