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Mikva Challenge and Bezos Family Foundation Launch Youth Civic Engagement Initiative

For Immediate Release  |  June 30th, 2020 For media inquiries:  Mary Carlson  |  Phone: 312.471.2004  |  Email: communications@mikvachallenge.org Mikva Challenge Launches...

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Education Week: Grassroots Momentum Builds for Anti-Racist K-12 Instruction

From Education Week. Catherine Gewertz | June 24, 2020 Grassroots Momentum Builds for Anti-Racist K-12 Instruction

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2020 Action Civics Showcase

Thank you for another successful – albeit unique – year! The Mikva Challenge Action Civic Showcase, hosted annually in Chicago and...

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Bronx Times: Students at Pelham Bay school participate in civics competition

From Bronx Times. Jason Cohen | June 15, 2020 Students at Pelham Bay school participate in civics competition

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The 74: Just Above Water

From The 74. June 15, 2020 ‘Just Above Water’: As Hallowed D.C. Summer Youth Employment Program Preps to Go Virtual for...

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Is your school ready

When school starts in the fall, student’s social & emotional well-being should be a priority The National Youth Response Movement, made...

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Our Commitment to Racial Justice and Root Cause Work

Youth voices on racial justice – week 2 .   . . An Open letter from the Mikva Challenge National Board...

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Mikva DC Educators On Serving Their Students During COVID-19

In my role as Mikva Challenge DC’s Issues to Action program director, my primary goal is to support and uplift our educators as...

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Outpouring of Support for Chicagoland’s youth – Virtual Spring Benefit and Youth Voice Campaign

“My experience being a part of Mikva Challenge still shapes the way I engage with my community.”  – Burrell Poe, 2020...

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The Mikva Challenge: A New Curriculum For NH Schools

From Caledonian Record. Scott Girard | May 4, 2020 The Mikva Challenge: A New Curriculum For NH Schools

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Chicago Unheard: I Miss School, And I’m Adapting to Pandemic Learning, Too

From Chicago Unheard. Bryan Meeker | May 12, 2020 I Miss School, And I’m Adapting to Pandemic Learning, Too

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Help students amplify their voice – #MikvaQuaranTeenChallenge

More than ever, young people’s voices and experiences need to be heard and shared. Their unique experiences and insights are informing...

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The Cap Times: High School sophomore part of national youth group documenting COVID-19 experience

From The Cap Times. Scott Girard | May 4, 2020 La Follette High School sophomore part of national youth group documenting...

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WUSA9: ‘We are the people most at stake’ | Local teenagers lead national conversation on COVID-19 and young people

From WUSA9. Author: Delia Goncalves | Published: 8:48 PM EDT April 30, 2020 ‘We are the people most at stake’ |...

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Teacher Spotlight: Fabiana Muench-Casanova

When our Soapbox Nation submission box was flooded with powerful speeches by students from Fabiana Muench-Casanova’s classes – we just had...

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WBEZ: Illinois Students Grapple With A Lost Senior Year Due To COVID-19

From WBEZ. By Meha Ahmad | Monday, April 20, 4:23 PM CT Illinois Students Grapple With A Lost Senior Year Due...

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Governor Pritzker Announces New Statewide Telehealth Programs, Mental Health Support Hotline

From 1340 WJOL. APR 13, 2020 @ 5:16AM Governor Pritzker Announces New Statewide Telehealth Programs, Mental Health Support Hotline

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ABC: Gov. Pritzker hosts virtual youth town hall

From News Channel ABC 20. by Jakob Emerson | Saturday, April 11th 2020 Gov. Pritzker hosts virtual youth town hall

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‘It’s OK To Feel’: Pritzker Announces Coronavirus Support Lines

From Patch. By Lisa Marie Farver, Patch Staff | Apr 11, 2020 3:16 pm CT ‘It’s OK To Feel’: Pritzker Announces...

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Chicago Sun Times: Students wonder when they can return to school during Gov. Pritzker’s live-streamed town hall for youth

From Chicago Sun Times. By Jake Wittich | @JakeWittich | Apr 11, 2020, 7:42pm CDT Students wonder when they can return...

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