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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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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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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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Mikva Challenge Appoints Verneé Green As New CEO

Mikva Challenge Appoints Verneé Green As New CEO National Leader in Civic Education hires new leader    Chicago — Today, Mikva...

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Bridge Detroit: Detroit teens’ words are getting state, national attention

Bridge Detroit By Olivia Lewis June 3, 2021, 8:00am EST Detroit teens’ words are getting state, national attention

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The final tally is in – and WOW!

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From the White House to California, Mikva Youth Are Reshaping Democracy

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What do Chicago students say they most need? Counselors, school board seats, therapy dogs

Chalkbeat Chicago By Cassie Walker Burke May 14, 2021, 2:35pm CDT What do Chicago students say they most need? Counselors, school...

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