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Success Stories & Profiles in Action

December 30, 2013
girl at mic
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GOOD

Back in September, GOOD/Corps and The California Endowment launched the Pathfinder Fellowship, a joint-effort with one goal in mind: ensuring that young adults facing significant obstacles get the support...

December 6, 2013
YALC group
Produced by:
SparkAction

High school students concerned with the standardized testing requirements for graduation in Ohio catalyze reform.

December 5, 2013
youth violence
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SparkAction

Three years after Oregon youth first brought together government, schools and nonprofits to tackle rising local violence, rates have stabilized and collaboration is increasingly the norm.

December 5, 2013
youth bus pass
Produced by:
SparkAction

Oregon youth helped establish a system of free bus passes for students in public schools.

December 4, 2013
youth marching
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SparkAction

If you build it, and they don’t come, what do you do? In Oregon, when school-based health clinics faced this dilemma, county officials turned to youth for the solution.

October 29, 2013
kale
Produced by:
SparkAction

Boston youth partner with city officials to launch an Instagram-inspired online platform to help Boston youth find, share and rate the healthiest foods in the city.

October 22, 2013
Governor's Statewide Youth Council & Gov. Patrick
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Young leaders in Massachusetts mobilize the entire Commonwealth in anti-bullying activities and storytelling for change.

October 15, 2013
Produced by:
Represent Magazine

A foster care youth recounts the scary countdown to turning 21 with her work hours being cut, her public housing not ready, and her foster mother's commitment shaky. She learns how to manage an independent life and decides to go back to school.

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