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Submitted on Thu, March 6, 2014
Lift Up Long Island Second Workshop Recap February 7th's Lift Up Long Island Workshop was a tremendous success! Students representing 24 schools and seven school districts attended the workshop hosted by the Three Village School District and engaged in myriad activities focused on changemaking, community building, and social venture creation.The day was...
Do you have a team working on civic engagement? Education? Or Advocacy? Do you know youth who are currently running their own venture projects/ideas? If so, the iCivics Impact Project Competition might be the opportunity for you! Youth Venture has a successful partnership with iCivics, an online game site that teaches young people about civic engagement and...
Youth Venture Grant Recipient, Rhonesha Byng, is a Top Five Finalist in the Camp Campbell's Competition. Campbell's has united a community of the next generation of women leaders and entrepreneurs in the areas of food, innovation and social entrepreneurship. Campbell's put out a call to add one more forward-thinking young woman to the team, and have narrowed down the...

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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 03/02/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by the co-authors Olivier Kayser and Valeria Budinich, who wrote “Scaling up Business Solutions to Social Problems”, Palgrave MacMillan, February 2015. The article first appered on Business...
Submitted on Mon, March 2, 2015
How six year olds are saving the planetPhoto courtesy of the Ecorama blog.   When it comes to making change, there's always a give and take. Changemakers look to the world around them for not only workable challenges, but also for answers to widespread problems. In turn,...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/27/15 Previously a Mechanical Engineer, Ashoka Fellow Arvind Kejriwal was elected as a Fellow due to his work which used a 2001 law called the Right to Information Act (RTIA) to bring political power back to the people of India. The...

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