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Verneé Green named Illinois Executive Director

Verneé Green has over 23 years of experience in the education and nonprofit sectors in Chicago. She most recently served as...

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D204 Students Go To The 2020 Iowa Caucuses

From NCTV17. Naperville News 17’s, Christian Canizal reports | February 5, 2020 D204 Students Go To The 2020 Iowa Caucuses

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Chicago Tribune: Students from Indian Prairie District 204 to aid and observe in Iowa caucus process Monday

From Chicago Tribue. By: SUZANNE BAKER NAPERVILLE SUN | FEB 02, 2020 Students from Indian Prairie District 204 to aid and...

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Houston Chronicle: As Democratic primaries near, educators can teach hope to a polarized citizenry

From Houston Chronicle. By: Sarah Stitzlein, University of Cincinnati | Jan. 31, 2020 As Democratic primaries near, educators can teach hope...

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CNN: These high school seniors are hitting the campaign trail in Iowa

From CNN | February 04, 2020 These high school seniors are hitting the campaign trail in Iowa

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CNN: These are the issues young people say they care about in the 2020 election

From CNN | February 03, 2020 These are the issues young people say they care about in the 2020 election

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West Students Participate in the Mikva Challenge Election in Action Program

From District 207. By: Hannah Pisani | February 3, 2020 West Students Participate in the Mikva Challenge Election in Action Program

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The Financial Times: US election – Democrats divided on how to take on Trump

From The Financial Times. By: Demetri Sevastopulo in Des Moines, Iowa | FEBRUARY 3 2020 US election: Democrats divided on how...

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Mikva Challenge DC 2020 Spring Benefit

Mikva Challenge DC 2020 Spring Benefit | Monday, April 27, 2020 5:30 – 7:30pm EDT “Mikva Challenge DC provides me with...

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D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Warriors in Action

From The Washington Informer. By: Dorothy Rowley – Washington Informer Staff Writer | January 29, 2020 D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Warriors in...

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CNN: They grew up miles from the White House but went to Iowa to be heard

From CNN. By: Cassie Spodak, CNN; Video by Cassie Spodak and Gabe Ramirez, CNN | January 30, 2020 They grew up...

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CNN outtake – Michael and Delonta on the trail in Iowa!

From Cassie_Spodak at CNN | January 30, 2020 CNN outtake – Michael and Delonta on the trail in Iowa! Interviewing young...

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Normal West Students Get Facetime With Presidential Candidates During Iowa Trip

From WGLT | NPR. By: RYAN DENHAM | January 29, 2020 Normal West Students Get Facetime With Presidential Candidates During Iowa...

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Genius Expert: How Schools Can Celebrate Black History Month (And Why It Matters)

From SignUpGenius: Genius Expert. January 29, 2020 Genius Expert: How Schools Can Celebrate Black History Month (And Why It Matters)

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‘Super impactful’: Normal West students meet presidential candidates in caucus-ready Iowa

From Pantagraph. By: Kelsey Watznauer | January 29, 2020 ‘Super impactful’: Normal West students meet presidential candidates in caucus-ready Iowa

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Mikva Alumni Spotlight: Lilly Athamanah

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Chicago Teens Find Their Political Voice In Iowa

From WBEZ. January 18, 2020 Chicago Teens Find Their Political Voice In Iowa

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Local High School Students Headed To Iowa For ‘Mikva Challenge’ To Campaign Ahead Of The Caucus

From CBS2. January 17, 2020 Local High School Students Headed To Iowa For ‘Mikva Challenge’ To Campaign Ahead Of The Caucus

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Chicago kids are headed to Iowa to campaign for presidential candidates

From WGN Radio. By: PETER ZIMMERMAN WGNAM | 1/16/20 Chicago kids are headed to Iowa to campaign for presidential candidates

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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Simpson College: The presidential candidate focused on appealing to the student voters

From ELON NEWS. By: Isabella Seman | 1/18/20 https://www.elonnewsnetwork.com/article/2020/01/former-vice-president-joe-biden-speaks-at-simpson-college  

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