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11
AUG
2014

Youth Empowered Solutions Wins More Access to Public Transportation

Another Victory for Public Transit Campaign Published July 7, 2014 at 9:28 pm  By Tyshaun Johnson YES! Youth Staff The number one request of Asheville, N.C. public transit riders for many years has been the addition of Sunday bus service. Currently, the bus only operates six days...
07
AUG
2014

Collaboration Looks Like This

Real Chi Youth & Mikva Challenge Collaborate for Expungement App   Real Chi Youth puts media making into the hands of one of Chicago’s most misrepresented populations: youth. Our crew of 16 storytellers utilizes contemporary, multimedia reporting to breakdown the headlines...
04
AUG
2014

What does it mean to be an Everyday Political Citizen

What does it mean to be an Everyday Political Citizen – submitted by Samara Canada On Canada Day we launched our annual Everyday Political Citizen contest. One question we sometimes get is, “What exactly is an Everyday Political Citizen?” It’s one of our favourite questions...
04
AUG
2014

Celebrating Dr. Jane’s 80th Birthday and the Launch of Community Mapping with Google

Submitted by Roots and Shoots on Wed, 07/09/2014 – 15:12 by Madi V.   My day began with a 3 A.M. wakeup call in Washington DC to catch my flight to Dr. Jane’s Google Hangout Birthday Party in San Francisco. As I clamored to cram everything into my carry on, cursing my foggy...
25
JUL
2014

International Expansion Marks 25 Years of GM GREENing

For the past 25 years, the General Motors Global Rivers Environmental Education Network(GREEN) has engaged young people as active citizens who improve conditions in their watersheds now and in the future. Dr. William Stapp of the University of Michigan founded the GREEN program...
06
JAN
2014

The Mikva Challenge Juvenile Justice Council Releases Juvenile Records Expungement App

The Mikva Challenge Juvenile Justice Council (MCJJC) has released a web app that helps Illinois youth shed their juvenile records. The MCJJC has been in existence for 6 months and they are a team of youth that works to help youth with juvenile justice issues. They have met with...