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Mikva Youth Interview Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams meets MIKVA Challenge’s GRL PWR Before Stacey Abram’s interview with Chicago Sun-Times’s Mary Mitchell, the author, non-profit CEO, and...

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Why I’m Going to be a Student Judge, Again.

By Lucas Vogel Mikva Challenge works with the Chicago Board of Elections to train high school students to serve as election...

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Mikva alumnus, Berto Aguayo

Berto's struggles and experiences as a former gang member have led him on an ardent journey toward social justice. He holds...

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A Mikva Challenge Founder, Jack M. Marco

Jack Marco is the retired Chairman of the Board of The Marco Consulting Group (MCG) an investment consulting firm specializing in...

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We’re Turning 20!

Mikva Challenge was founded to mark the remarkable public service legacy of Ab and Zoe Mikva. The goal: inspire Chicago city...

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Mentor of the Month: Melissa Binder

By Valonda Roberts, College and Career Connections Program Manager Being an advocate for young people comes in many different forms. Melissa...

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Reflections on Action Civics Summer Institute

By Jill Bass, Chief Education Officer Action Civics Magic was in full effect at the Mikva Challenge Action Civics Summer Institute...

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Mikva Summer Fellows 2018: Internships as a Part of Action Civics

Summer is here bringing warm weather and a new crop of Mikva Summer Fellows. All 63 of them hold internships across...

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LET’S SAVE THE FUTURE: A comedy event benefiting Action Civics LA!

Our Action Civics LA team does amazing work to excite and elevate students and teachers to become informed, active, and empowered...

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We Want YOU to Be a Judge at Our Action Civics Showcase!

Join us at the 16th Annual Action Civics Showcase Now in its 16th year, The Mikva Challenge Action Civics Showcase is...

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