We believe in the power of youth.

We know that young people can be active in making the change they want to see in the world today—because democracy is a verb.

Youth Positions - 2022

Mikva Challenge IL youth programs are currently recruiting in Chicago! Click below to read about our programs which take place throughout the summer and school year, and contact us if you are interested in learning more.

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Project Soapbox

Project Soapbox is a public speaking competition facilitated by Mikva Challenge that calls young people to speak out on issues that affect them and their communities. These powerful speeches have lasting, transformative impacts on classrooms, schools, and communities.

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Get Involved with Mikva Challenge

Are you a youth in Illinois, Washington, DC or California that is interested in getting involved? Reach out here.

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Youth Inquiry Form

2022 Elections

Young people interested in making their voices heard are invited to join us for interactive events designed to give them tools and strategies to promote, protect and expand their community members’ right and ability to vote in the 2022 elections.

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