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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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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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The Power and Wisdom of Young People

Our hearts go out to the Parkland Community as it mourns the loss of its 17 students and educators who were...

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Youth Spotlight: Matthew on Climate Change and the Power of Speaking Up

Matthew traveled with Mikva Challenge to Washington DC this past January to participate in a national Youth Summit as one of...

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Mikva DC Alum Shines at the NCoC Conference!

Mikva DC alum Maya Branch gave opening remarks at the National Conference on Citizenship in Washington, DC, for a panel hosted...

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How I converted my students from silent sitters to social speakers

Civic Action at Dunbar High School in Washington DC. By Shelina Warren One of my proudest teacher moments from the 2016-17...

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Youth Reflection: Megan McCall on Student Advocacy

“Acknowledging the problem is the first step.” Meet Megan McCall, a college-bound youth tackling waste issues and community limitations in Garden...

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Student Spotlight: Joanne Dasalla

Did you know that Mikva Challenge is also in Waukegan, Illinois? Students at the city’s two high schools joined forces to...

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My Trip to Washington DC with Mikva Challenge

A youth passionate about his community, meet American Soapbox winner Sebastian Rios Barragan. Sebastian traveled with Mikva Challenge to Washington DC...

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Soapbox 2016: Chicago Youth Address Trump on Racism, Violence and Immigration

CHICAGO – After a presidential election that has been called vulgar, lewd and toxic, one area of hope for Chicago youth...

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