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Stacey D. Stewart | Posted 08.31.2014 | Impact
Stacey D. Stewart

Today, the high school graduation rate in the United States is 81 percent, the highest ever recorded, and thanks in large part to people from all walks of life -- people just like you -- who are coming together to tackle the source, not just the symptoms, of core community challenges.

Cities Across The U.S. Are Speaking Out Against Deportations

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama...

Beyond the Ni/Nis: Preparing the Next Generation of Latin America's Leaders

Chelsea Clinton | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Chelsea Clinton

Whether through early childhood education, sports or job training, Latin Americans are using every tool in the box to prepare and empower the next generation.

Wanna Hang Out and Change the World?

Stacey D. Stewart | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Stacey D. Stewart

Join me, NFL players Roberto Garza and Glover Quin, WNBA basketball star Maya Moore, leaders from Wall Street and Main Street, and thousands of others...

Boosting the U.S. High School Completion Rate Requires Early Investment

Brian Gallagher | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Brian Gallagher

Having fewer high school graduates translates into a smaller number of college graduates and a less competitive American workforce in the overall global economy.

1000 Arizona unionists rally to protest anti-labor bills

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

About a thousand union members, both public and private sector, and their supporters rallied on the lawn of the Arizona State Capitol to protest a suite of anti-labor bills currently being considered by the state legislature

Tyler Kingkade

Students In California, New York Call For Millionaire's Tax | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.05.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- Thousands of students, union members and Occupy protesters are gathering Monday at the New York and California state capitols, calling for...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Occupy Detroit, Unions March Across Detroit | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

On a day where protesters came together across the globe to rally in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street on its two-month anniversary, Detroit saw not ...

Tyler Kingkade

Thousands Gather For Occupy Cal As Two Years Of Protest Comes Home | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

Facing some of the steepest budget cuts and tuition hikes in the country, thousands college students across California staged a mass walkout on Wednes...

'We want to send the message that we have to enforce the law' | Posted 10.15.2011 | Latino Voices

With a National Day of Action set for tomorrow to protest President Obama's decision to involve local police officers in immigration enforcement, Lati...

It's Time to Move the Education Debate from Conversation to Action

Brian Gallagher | Posted 08.30.2011 | Impact
Brian Gallagher

Problems start early with two-thirds of American fourth graders who cannot read at grade level and continues to high school with 1.2 million students dropping out each year.

1 Million Volunteer Recruitment Effort Launched To Promote Childhood Literacy

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.21.2011 | Education

United Way Worldwide officially launched a three-year initiative to recruit 1 million volunteers to promote literacy among children on Tuesday, as par...

Cal State Students Protest Budget Cuts | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

NORTHRIDGE (KTLA) -- Demonstrations took place, Wednesday, at California State University, Northridge students protested tuition and fee hikes. Fru...

Students Protest For Public Education, 17 Detained At Cal

The Daily Californian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While protest actions planned for March 2 at UC Berkeley were generally uneventful during the daytime as participation in the day's events proved sign...

Student Activists Prep For National Day Of Action

Neon Tommy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Wayne Scherer will be one of many people in San Diego dressed for a funeral on Thursday. The 27-year-old anthropology student will be mourning the ...

UC Day Of Action: Thousands Protest Across State

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Today is the National Day of Action To Defend Public Education. Students across the country are holding protests, walk-outs and teach-ins to decry the...

Campuses Prepare For Rallies Against Education Cuts

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BERKELEY, Calif. — Anger over increasing tuition and school budget cuts boiled over as students across the country staged rowdy demonstrations t...

Snapshots from Day of Action-March 4 (PHOTOS)

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. Denise Tejada, Nathan Hadden, Brandon McFa...

California's Future Bleak Without Strong Community Colleges? (VIDEO)

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. Brandon McFarland and Nathan Hadden Youth...

Day Of Action Dawns With Excitement; Protests Underway

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students, professors, teachers and unions around the country will organize today to protest America's imperiled education system with more than 100 ev...

Day Of Action UPDATE: At March 4 Protests Rowdy CA Students, Reportedly Armed, Block Campus

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — Students staged raucous rallies to protest education funding cuts on college campuses nationwide Thursday, but some demonstra...

Day of Action Marchers Converge on Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza (PHOTOS)

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. Brandon McFarland OAKLAND-After an hour-l...

March 4 Day Of Action: MAP

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Tomorrow is the official "day of action" to demonstrate against California higher education cuts, but the verve from the state's recent protests -- al...

National Day of Action - May 1st

Christine Neumann-Ortiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Neumann-Ortiz

Why am I marching on May 1st? Because I am the daughter of immigrants; because working to survive is not a crime; because I believe in the American people who have challenged unjust laws throughout history.

World's First "Good Capital" Conference

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

The Social Capital Markets 2008 Conference (SoCap) is the world's first conference to bring institutional and individual investors together with social entrepreneurs.