What can you do if you feel strongly about an issue or cause in your community? In this educational text, readers will learn about social activism and how they can participate in inspiring positive changes for our society. They'll discover how to advocate for the changes they wish to see in society by raising awareness, petitioning, protesting, demonstrating, and garnering support. The thought-provoking content engages readers in curricular social studies. Primary sources bring the subject matter into sharp and fascinating focus.