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Collective Pause: September 6th -10th

As we go into a new school year – and one with continued unknowns and need for flexibility and creativity –...

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Chicago Sun Times: Chicago youth offer public policy suggestions to city leaders through Mikva Challenge

From Chicago Sun Times By Nichole Shaw  Aug 18, 2021, 8:24pm CDT Chicago youth offer public policy suggestion to city leaders through...

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Teacher & Student Advisory Boards Inform Argumentative Writing Project

Mikva Challenge, with the support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has launched the Argumentative Writing Project to channel the...

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The 2021 State of Chicago Youth

Mikva Challenge’s Citywide and Neighborhood Youth Councils Councils hosted the Second Annual State of Chicago Youth Town Hall. Wednesday, August 18, 2021 ...

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2021 Mikva Challenge IL Summer Fundraiser

Join us at Mikva Challenge’s 23rd Annual Summer Fundraiser Honoring Jacques Loveall President of UFCW 8-Golden State, Youth Champion Award Thursday,...

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Mikva Announces Additions to the IL Leadership Team

This summer has been an exciting time of growth here at Mikva. We are delighted to share that we’ve expanded our...

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Mikva Challenge Appoints Verneé Green As New CEO

Mikva Challenge Appoints Verneé Green As New CEO National Leader in Civic Education hires new leader    Chicago — Today, Mikva...

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Bridge Detroit: Detroit teens’ words are getting state, national attention

Bridge Detroit By Olivia Lewis June 3, 2021, 8:00am EST Detroit teens’ words are getting state, national attention

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Soapbox Nation Mainstage 2021

On May 11th, 2021 Mikva Challenge hosted the Soapbox Nation Mainstage: a culminating showcase for 12 outstanding Project Soapbox speeches that...

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