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Actin Civics highlighted | Education Weekly

‘Action Civics’ Enlists Students in Hands-On Democracy From Education Weekly By Catherine Gewertz | Education Week | March 20, 2019 The...

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Toni Preckwinkle meets with Mikva Juvenile Justice Council

Toni Preckwinkle, president of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, meets with Mikva Juvenile Justice Council The Mikva Juvenile Justice Council...

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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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Mikva Alum wants to become the D.C. Council’s first Latino member

Mikva Alum, Angel Henriquez, earned a ‘Right Direction’ award for boosting the involvement of young people and D.C.’s Latino community in...

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Summer Institute 2019

Join educators from around the country to connect to high quality curriculum and inspiring, professional development led by experienced Action Civics...

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Soapbox Nation Youth Speech Showcase

Join us on Tuesday, July 9 at 4pm for the Soapbox Nation youth speech showcase in the Newseum’s Documentary Theater. During...

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Mikva Students speak at LA City Hall

From the Los Angeles Times Student activists inherit the future of Los Angeles Alondrapachecoblog and Arlette Mares JUNE 10, 2019 Students...

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Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Peretti and others Host Comedy Benefit for Mikva Challenge

Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Peretti and others Host Comedy Benefit for Mikva Challenge From Grit Daily: Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Peretti Host Comedy...

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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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