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2017 Youth Change Maker Awards and Annual Benefit

  • March
  • 29th
  • 2017

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
5:30pm-8:30pm

The Youth Change Maker Awards and Annual Benefit is Mikva Challenge’s signature celebration of youth leadership. We warmly invite you join us at the Hyatt Regency Chicago for a cocktail reception, dinner, and awards ceremony to recognize our 2017 Youth Change Maker Honorees in the areas of Peace and Public Safety, Justice and Equity, Electoral Engagement, Health, School Leadership, and Education.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30-8:30pm
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Crystal Ballroom
151 E. Upper Wacker
*Business attire

Ticket sales have now needed for the 2017 Youth Change Maker Awards and Benefit Dinner! Please contact Development Director, Kelly Rolf, kelly@mikvachallenge.org, if you have any questions.

2017 Youth Champion Co-Honorees

The Honorable Toni Preckwinkle  
President, Cook County Board of Commissioners

Langdon D. Neal 
Principal and Owner, Neal & Leroy, LLC; Former Chairman, Chicago Board of Election Commissioners

145

Chicagoland teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs

2,000+

Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle

1,684

students campaigned during the 2015-16 Election Season

7,000

young people from 115 schools across Chicagoland participate in Mikva Challenge programs annually

69%

of Mikva alumni continue to volunteer in their communities, vs. only 36% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

88%

of Mikva alumni are registered voters, vs. only 53% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

66%

of Mikva alumni encourage their friends and family to be politically engaged, vs. only 35% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

50%

of alumni of our Elections in Action programs continue to volunteer for political campaigns, vs. only 2% of 18-29 yr. old nationwide

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