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DC Students Host a Youth-Led Mayoral Candidates Forum

Article By: Debbie Truong / WAMU/DCist | May 18, 2022 Four candidates for D.C. mayor appealed to the city’s youngest voters...

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“Democracy is a Verb!” event supports Chicago youth civic engagement

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  |  April 29, 2022 For media inquiries: Gabrielle Lamplugh  |  Cell: 251.716.9743  |  Email: gabrielle@mikvachallenge.org Democracy...

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Mikva DC is honored to receive $375K to support youth civic engagement & leadership in DC

As a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to uplifting the voices and civic leadership of DC youth, Mikva Challenge DC was honored...

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Announcing Mikva Challenge’s IL Spring Benefit

Mikva Challenge is pleased to announce our IL Spring Benefit Democracy is a Verb! on Thursday, May 12, 2022.  The event will bring...

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Mikva Launches Project Soapbox 2021-2022

Every year, teachers around the country use Mikva’s Project Soapbox curriculum to help their students develop and deliver a two-minute persuasive...

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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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