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London 2012: A Jubilant Week, An Awkward Anniversary

One year since the riots, the government drags its heels on any real social response, while young people repair their communities and their image.

On the one year anniversary of the London riots, Reeves furniture shop in South London—which was torched during the riots—is plastered with positive messages of London youth.

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How to Get People to Vote Online

Do Something U's latest video offers advice for getting people to vote in crowdsourced contests.


Each week, Do Something U releases a new piece of video content dedicated to providing solutions to the problems many young activists face.

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Do Something U: How to Overcome the Fear of Asking for Money

As a virtual component to their in-person boot camps, Do Something just launched Do Something U.

Earlier today, the folks over at DoSomething.org, which supports young people interested in volunteering, organizing and fund-raising, launched Do Someting U. It's a virtual component to their in-person boot camps, where young activists can learn about overcoming fears related to asking for money (see above), creating a strong brand, building a website for less than $10, and telling a story through video (courtesy of Andrew Jenks).

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