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An Open Letter to America’s Kids

This article originally appeared on Playworks

Dear Kids of the United States,

It’s been quite a year for us grown-ups in the United States, and it occurs to me that you may be wondering what’s going on. Maybe you’ve noticed many adults in your life having a lot of serious conversations.

The basic story is we haven’t been doing a great job of communicating well with one another. And we grown-ups have to figure out how to do that better.

As I’ve been thinking about how to do that, I realized there is something really important to share with you.

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Ashoka insight

Ashoka Fellow Jill Vialet, founder and CEO of Playworks, offers three concrete suggestions of things that kids can do to use their power and influence to help people get along:
#1 Ask Questions.
#2 Play More.
#3 Be Kind.