A yellow lily sits open proudly near a blooming bud in the vegetable garden of South City anarchist collective house called Bolozone in South City St. Louis June 2009.

Photograph by Nora Jehle, My Shot

Get ideas for how you can make a difference in your community through everyday activities. Meet your neighbors while learning more about where you live.

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Improve Your Neighborhood

Make your neighborhood a better place. Volunteer with your class to do things like pick up trash.

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Earth Day Celebration

Host an Earth Day celebration at your school. Organize a party and encourage your students to share their concerns about the local environment with classmates and even other classes. After the party, go out as a class and pick up trash, work in a community garden, or help maintain a local greenway.