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Our Locations.

200 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604, USA

655 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Milwaukee, WI, USA

Madison, WI, USA

Detroit Metropolitan Area, MI, USA


Akron, OH, USA

Prince George's County, MD, USA

Baltimore County, MD, USA

Wilmington, DE, USA

Cobb County, GA, USA

Marquette, MI, USA

Mikva Challenge

believes young people learn democracy by doing democracy and envisions a nation where youth enliven and improve our civic systems with their ideas and idealism. Mikva’s national goal is to serve as a catalyst for bringing high quality, Action Civics to school districts around the country. By equipping marginalized youth and under-resourced schools with our youth empowerment program model, Mikva helps awaken civic identities and strengthen communities. Mikva has three Chapters that serve as our model sites and innovation hubs.

Our nation-wide partner sites provide Mikva curricula, training, and strategic supports to school districts around the country.

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Help Mikva Challenge provide high-quality leadership and civics programs to teens through your generosity. Your gift helps us build a better democracy one leader at a time.

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Mikva Challenge has helped me connect with the constituents that matter most to me and my office—students. Listening and working with Mikva youth leaders has helped me implement policies and programs that truly center youth needs.

Dr. Janice Jackson, CEO, Chicago Public Schools