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The Power of One – A Mikva Challenge Teacher Story

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Urban Institute: Engaging Young Leaders to Drive an Inclusive Recovery

From Urban Institute. November 10, 2020 Engaging Young Leaders to Drive an Inclusive Recovery “What fuels me about this work is...

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For Youth, COVID-19 Changed Everything, but the National Response Movement Gave Me New Purpose

For Youth, COVID-19 Changed Everything, but the National Response Movement Gave Me New Purpose Posted on November 2, 2020 by youth-nex By Isabella, a...

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When we build democracy together – Mikva Challenge October letter

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Chicago Sun-Times: Mikva could conjugate ‘democracy’

From Chicago Sun-Times. By Neil Steinberg | OCTOBER 27, 2020 Mikva could conjugate ‘democracy’

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Chicago Tribune: Climate change and Abner Mikva documentaries this week on WTTW offer a couple of hours to think before Election Day

From Chicago Tribune. By Rick Kogan | OCTOBER 26, 2020 Climate change and Abner Mikva documentaries this week on WTTW offer...

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Let Youth Voters Take the Wheel

From Medium. By Robyn Lingo, Executive Director of Mikva Challenge DC, and Patricia Kapunan, Medical Director of the Adolescent Health Center, Children’s National Hospital | October...

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Teacher Happy Hour

Teachers, you’re invited to spend the evening with Jeff Horwitt from Hart Research. Join us for a chance to hear directly...

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Univision: “Debe haber un cambio”: jóvenes en Chicago reaccionan al segundo debate entre Joe Biden y Donald Trump

From Univision. 22 OCT 2020 – 11:35 PM EDT “Debe haber un cambio”: jóvenes en Chicago reaccionan al segundo debate entre...

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WTTW: How Abner Mikva Inspired People to Believe in Government’s Power for Good

From WTTW. By Daniel Hautzinger | OCTOBER 15, 2020 How Abner Mikva Inspired People to Believe in Government’s Power for Good

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Debate Watch Party

October 22, 2020   |   8:30-11:00PM ET / 7:30-10:00PM CT / 5:30-8:00PM PT Join a community of other young people from coast...

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Virtual Phone Bank

Get involved in the electoral process – together! At this event, you will be trained in how to effectively phone bank,...

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Upcoming event: The Impact of Political Polarization on Teaching

The combination of remote learning blurring the lines between classroom and home, and the hyperpolarized political climate are raising more and...

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The Power of Youth Voice in the 2020 Election – Mikva Challenge September letter

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Voter Education & Ballot Party

Get the tools and strategies to educate and mobilize your community to vote in the 2020 election. At this event, you...

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Youth Spread Awareness About the 2020 Census

Author: Quadri Ahmed, Mikva Challenge DC youth leader Spreading awareness about the US Census through DC Action for Children has been...

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Virtual Campaign Fair

Learn about how to get involved in your local campaigns and advocate for the candidates you support. You will get the...

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Education Week: Students Deserve a Voice in Our Pandemic Response. Here’s How to Give It to Them

From Education Week. By Robyn Lingo | September 9, 2020 Students Deserve a Voice in Our Pandemic Response. Here’s How to...

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Daily Herald: Constable: Mikva film could inspire future ‘nobodies’

From Daily Herald. By: Burt Constable | 9/10/2020 6:17 AM Constable: Mikva film could inspire future ‘nobodies’

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