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Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council Victorious in PA; Incoming Georgetown Freshman to Thank

H. Caleb Simmons | Posted 08.30.2016 | Impact
H. Caleb Simmons

Siddarth Narayan wants the president's ear. He knows many young adults are cynical about politics -- they don't believe their opinions are heard and they aren't sure how to enter the political process. But he's working to change that.

The Future Is Bright: Youth Are Re-Imagining Our Planet

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For the past 4 months across 5 countries, our team has held community meetings, worked the phones, had countless conversations, and traveled miles to find and support young environmental heroes. And the news is good!

Non-profit MYTHIC BRIDGE Supports LGBTQ Youth With A Heart-stopping PSA For Suicide Prevention Month

Mythic Bridge | Posted 08.25.2016 | Teen
Mythic Bridge

Mythic Bridge supports at-risk youth through the transformative power of filmmaking. We enable them to actualize their potential through filmmaking workshops.

Shattering Stereotypes: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Whether or not one committed the crime, when one is released from prison the community often fosters their own reality of that person. It goes without...

We Must Find A New Path Forward: From Ferguson To Milwaukee

Anthony D Smith | Posted 08.24.2016 | Black Voices
Anthony D Smith

The lessons of Ferguson and Baltimore, and now Milwaukee, remind us those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.

E Pluribus Service

Christopher Holshek | Posted 08.23.2016 | Impact
Christopher Holshek

A few days after the death of five of his officers, Dallas police chief David Brown challenged civilians there to "be a part of the solution" and "serve your community."

Why Brazilians' Skepticism Of The Olympics Was Good News

Beatriz Pedreira | Posted 08.22.2016 | World
Beatriz Pedreira

Skepticism about the Olympics is part of an arduous and often frustrating process towards more political engagement and an ever more vibrant democracy, requiring stakeholders to rethink the way to organize political life in Brazil.

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

Nepali Youth Inspires the World From the UN Headquarter

Kishor Panthi | Posted 08.22.2016 | World
Kishor Panthi

A young Nepali woman, Jolly Amatya has been appointed as the "Youth Chair" for the Youth Assembly at the United Nations. She is the first and the youngest Nepali to be appointed in such a high position leading young people around the world at the "Youth Assembly at the United Nations".

Seven Ways to Orchestrate Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Amidst the sounds of bombs dropping in the Middle East one can hear sounds of guitar strings. A band of youth occupy the streets where united together...

A Generation at Stake: Addressing the Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

Christopher J. Nassetta | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Christopher J. Nassetta

Unemployment -- and the lack of necessary skills for employment, particularly among youth under age 25 -- is one of the issues I hear about most as I speak with world leaders, hotel owners and employees in the thousands of communities where Hilton operates. It's no surprise why.

Empowering Youth To Secure The Future Of Wildlife

Azzedine Downes | Posted 08.15.2016 | Green
Azzedine Downes

Since youth will be tasked with finding solutions to challenges, many of which our generation has yet been unable to solve, we have to ask ourselves, are we providing them with the intellectual and analytical tools, incentives and motivation to tackle these issues going forward?

CDC: ‘Significant health disparities exist between LGB and heterosexual youth.’

Tim Rymel | Posted 08.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Tim Rymel

The Centers for Disease Control released a new report, on August 12, 2016, which, for the first time, estimates the number of lesbian, gay, and bisexu...

Olympics Remind Us That We Need More Public Space

Hung Vo | Posted 08.15.2016 | Impact
Hung Vo

Co-authored by Doug Ragan, UN-Habitat Chief of Youth and Livelihoods Unit, Dana Podmolikova, UN-Habitat Youth & Urban Sports Specialist With Rio’s ...

Youth key to the success of the SDGs in Kenya

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 08.15.2016 | World
Siddharth Chatterjee

Elected national Children's Government of Kenya for 2016. Photo credit: UNICEF Kenya\2016\Gakuo. Co-authored with Werner Schultink, UNICEF, Kenya ...

Celebrating The Potential Of Youth For Lasting Peace And Sustainable Development

Forest Whitaker | Posted 08.12.2016 | World
Forest Whitaker

When we give young women and men the tools to become leaders and change makers, they are capable of remarkable things.

Let's Guarantee Every High School Student a Summer Job

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 08.10.2016 | Teen
Center for Community Change Action

By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington In New York City, where the summer job program for high school students is run on a neighborhood lotto system under whic...

Libraries of Love: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.12.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine light on seven of our current seed grant recipients. While all of our projects, from those focused in...

Listening to the Voices of Young People

Martin J. Blank | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

"I just hope people see I'm not the only child that's like this," Khalil Bridges said. "There are more children that could use the help I received and...

What Wasn't Said At The White House Global Development Summit

Bill Reese | Posted 08.09.2016 | Impact
Bill Reese

Speaking at the recent White House Summit on Global Development, President Barack Obama celebrated a long list of important advances in health, clean energy, and food security made during his two terms in office.

Troye Sivan: 'If No One Accepts Me, At Least Miley Cyrus Will'

FaceCulture | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

When musician and actor Troye Sivan, who is openly gay, was struggling with his sexual identity he found a lot of solace in music. With pop artists li...

Finding the Hidden Gems: A Perspective on Making Micro Grants in East Africa

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As a funding organization working in over ninety countries, we have seen firsthand that the most powerful change comes from the knowledge and experien...

The Youth Identity Crisis in Greece and How One Village Is Fixing It

Panayioti Yannitsos | Posted 08.08.2016 | Media
Panayioti Yannitsos

A foggy lawyer of tear gas is pierced by an oncoming tank. Students cling to the gates of the polytechnic, pleading to the imposing hoard of soldiers below, "We are your brothers! We are your brothers!" The gates fall, mangled and crushed beneath the merciless tread of tank wheels.

The Campaign For A Presidential Youth Council Wins In Trenton, Moves For U.S. Senate Resolution

H. Caleb Simmons | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
H. Caleb Simmons

Both of President Obama's campaigns have inspired record-breaking youth engagement in politics, yet Millennials are still very much inactive when it comes to policymaking, since their networks are usually inadequate for effective lobbying.

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...