IIT Global Leaders Social Action
IIT Global Leaders Social Action

38 learners earned this badge

As a part of a year-long service and leadership development project (titled Community Innovation Project) Global Leaders Scholars enrolled in their junior year of high school work in teams of 6-8 to identify an issue in their community, conduct thorough research on it, and develop and implement a solution.The earner of the Social Action badge has demonstrated that they have the capacity develop and implement a solution to a social issue in their community that meets the needs of stakeholders.


Illinois Institute of Technology


Badge Type: skill

Expected Duration: 4


  1. The learner must create and implement a hands-on and community-centered solution to the issue that their service project is addressing
  2. The learner must document the steps they took to create and implement their solution through a Social Action Profile
  3. The learner must attend three 3-hour skill development workshops that focus on direct service, capacity building, and project documentation
  • Tech-Savvy Teen

    Participate in The Anti-Cruelty Society After School Program, and complete a final project using a technology-based platform such as Prezi, Power Point, or a video editing software. Earn Service Learning Credits, interact with animals, and learn how you can enact positive change in your community. This program runs every fall and spring, and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-7pm over the course of ten weeks.

  • Humane at Heart

    Participate in one of many Humane Education presentations taught by Specialists. These programs are offered for classes or groups at The Anti-Cruelty Society, in a school, or in community-based organizations. Go to http://bit.ly/17gOWq5 for available topics.

  • Awesome Ambassador

    Develop your public speaking skills by acting as ambassador for The Anti-Cruelty Society! Address 5 or more audiences about digital badging opportunities.

  • Temachtianiti

    This badge is for becoming a Bilingual Summer Camp student mentor. You helped younger summer campers complete their projects and answer any questions for them. The museum team recognized your enthusiasm to help the younger students around you.

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