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Virtual Spring Benefit & Youth Voice Campaign

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our Virtual Spring Benefit! Watch the video now on facebook....

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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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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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Mikva Students from across the Nation form a Youth Advisory Council in response to COVID-19

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City kicks off annual teen voter drive in Long Island City

From Queens Daily Eagle. By: Rachel Vick | March 02, 2020 City kicks off annual teen voter drive in Long Island...

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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 | Tuesday, June 30, 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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