Speaker and consultant Natalie Silverstein, MPH, is the author of two books that inspire busy parents and teens to find time for service and acts of loving-kindness.
Natalie Silverstein is a writer, speaker and passionate advocate for family and youth service. Her books, Simple Acts: The Busy Family's Guide to Giving Back (Gryphon House 2019) and Simple Acts: The Busy Teen's Guide to Making a Difference (Free Spirit Press 2022) offer tips, tools, inspiration and resources to help parents & teens find time for service and acts of loving-kindness in busy lives.
Natalie is passionate about engaging families in the critical work of kindness, helping others and making the world a better place. Her expertise and her lifelong commitment to family volunteering both inspired us and gave us tools to take action.— Amy Meltzer, Professional Learning Lead, PJ Library, Pearlstone Retreat Center, Baltimore, MD
Finding time for service can feel daunting, often like another thing on the endless checklist. Silverstein reframes service, helping teens identify which issues matter to them, how they can most effectively help and why it's so important to act now. She offers practical advice, substantiated by thorough research, that helps teens integrate service into their lives in a meaningful and organic way.— Elyssa Friedland, Bestselling Author, Author, N/A, N/A