Digital Young Journalists by Media Mashariki Africa – Digital Young Journalists

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2017-09-26T01:12:43+00:00

Digital Young Journalists (DYJ), headed by Zemirah Harrup, is a project aimed at promoting journalism and public speaking skills among children and youth. It’s also a platform for engaging them constructively and protecting them from being vulnerable to harmful social activities. Most Kenyan schools have journalism as one of the [...]

Stanley D. Pomichter III, Elix Incubator

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2017-06-14T09:59:37+00:00

Elix Incubator is California's first social impact incubator for teen entrepreneurs. Founded by a group of high school students (Isabella Liu, Stash Pomichter, Andrew Yates, Haley Catton, and Brendon Wright), Elix works to promote positive teen driven change by seeding and incubating teen-led social enterprises. In doing so, Elix hopes [...]

Azelya Yazzie, Community Garden Native Youth Outreach Project

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2017-02-08T21:24:33+00:00

Azelya Yazzie's outreach project focuses on helping Native American youth learn how to grow and cook their own traditional foods. This will allow her to collaborate with different Native American tribes and youth centers in the region of Southern California and give presentations on growing crops. This will teach the [...]

Ralitsa Rano, Multicultural Leadership Project, Impact Grant 2016

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2016-12-23T10:28:30+00:00

The Multicultural Leadership Project empowers refugee and immigrant youth in Aurora, Colorado. Through the program, high school students of all cultural and religious backgrounds share personal experiences, develop skills and assume leadership roles within their school community. The participation in this leadership initiative allows refugee and immigrant youth to voice and process their own cultural adjustment challenges and grow from them. The community projects will focus on helping their newly-arrived peers feel welcomed and supported in their adjustment to a new school, culture and home in the United States.

LaTy Banks, Teaching Youth Song Writing & Music Production Workshop, Impact Grant 2016

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2017-09-26T16:10:16+00:00

The Teaching Youth Song Writing & Music Production Workshop encourages building healthy attitudes and fostering positive communication and behaviors in at risk, low income youth through music. The program helps to activate student's inner strengths, gifts and abilities by giving them a positive forum and outlets for creative self expression. Impact Grant funding will be used to run new sessions of the workshop in several group homes, schools, and in collaboration with community organizations in Los Angeles and San Bernardino County.

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