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May 2, 2013
Bi-Annual Survey of Young Americans’ Attitudes toward Politics and Public Service
In its bi-annual survey, the
Harvard Institute of Politics
reveals that Millennials are becoming more entrenched in their political views. The ...
April 18, 2013
The Mobilizer’s Workbook is the second edition of the powerful youth organizing resource (formerly Mobilizer’s Guidebook) originally released in 2005. ...
April 3, 2013
The 10 Ideas Series: Roosevelt Campus Network
The Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network is proud to announce
the release of the 2013 10 Ideas Series
, our premier annual publication featuring over ...
April 3, 2013
Video: Chicago "Youth Solutions Congress" Aim to Fix their City
In February 2013, over 400 Chicago youth convened to have their voices heard about Chicago's biggest issues -- and shared their solutions on how to create a ...
February 12, 2013
Youth, Safety and Violence: Schools, Communities and Mental Health
This policy brief contributes to the urgent national conversation about violence against children, and provides three perspectives from Vera experts on school safety, ...
December 5, 2012
Grant Alert: Disney Friends for Change from Youth Service America
The Disney Friends for Change Grants program offers young change-makers in the United States funding to help make a lasting, positive change in their communities and ...
December 4, 2012
Making More Health: Supports for Youth Leadership
Ahoka's Youth Venture and Boehringer Ingelheim have a three-year partnership to improve health in communities around the world. The “Making More ...
December 3, 2012
Closing the Skills Gap for Better Futures for Youth: Series
Looking for top-quality research and reports on issues relating to Opportunity Youth (those ages 16-24 not in school or working)? You'll definitely want to check ...
November 2, 2012
The Aspire Awards for Young Artists
The only global youth competition of its kind, the
Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards
showcase digital media created by teens, ages 13-18, who ...
November 2, 2012
Grant Alert: Starbucks Youth Leadership Programs
The Starbucks Foundation believes in developing young people to become extraordinary leaders, by investing in the leadership skills required for the changing global ...
October 31, 2012
The 2012 Youth Vote: The Young Turnout at 2012
The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE) has been following the polls in caucuses, primaries, and early election voting ...
October 25, 2012
Half of American Teenagers Volunteer, Largely Because Their Friends Do
More than half of American teenagers and young adults volunteered in 2011, and the best way to enlist this group turns out to be peer pressure. That's what ...
October 11, 2012
State Civic Education Requirements: A Factsheet
CIRCLE has analyzed the standards, course requirements, and mandatory assessments relevant to civic education in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. This is ...
September 13, 2012
100 Best Communities for Young People 2012
In a celebration of America’s young people and the communities most dedicated to helping local youth graduate from high school, America’s Promise Alliance ...
August 17, 2012
Youth Service America Grants Available
Want to make a difference? Take action? Solve a tough community problem? YSA can help! Whether you’re a kid, teen, educator, or adult mentor, YSA Grants power ...
August 14, 2012
Aim Higher Than President
In his presentation to TEDxTeen, Jeremy Heimans - co-founder of the world's leading incubator of social movements, Purpose.com - encourages young people to think ...
August 3, 2012
Grant Alert: Connecting Youth to the Outdoors 2012 Grants
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, U.S. Forest Service and The Bureau of Land ...
August 2, 2012
Millennial Civic Engagement Summit 2012
In the 2012 election cycle, Mobilize.org will invest in hyperlocal, Millennial-led projects to increase Millennial civic engagement. To take the Millennial Generation ...
August 2, 2012
National Voter Registration Day
On September 25th, Mobilize.org and its partners are hosting National Voter Registration Day. In 2008, six million Americans didn't vote because they ...
July 30, 2012
Studen Vote Project
Student Vote Project provides everything needed to run a new kind of voter registration drive: 50-state voting. 50-state voting gives students the option of voting ...
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