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The Fierce Urgency of Now

After spending a week of planning In Birmingham, AL with colleagues & leaders from around the

Breaking The Chains

#ICanBeNext, the hashtag I thought about starting as I reflect on the fact that hip-hop artist

Watch #GenYNot Co-Hosts on the Dell #SXSW Think Tank!

Watch GenYnot Founders , Jordan Howard and Jamira Burley as they speak on Dell’s ” Innovation in

EmpowerED 2014 – Elevating Student Power in Los Angeles

“If you had the power to change the education system, what would you do?” This is

President Obama: Raise the Americorps Living Allowance

Please join me in encouraging Obama and Congress to give Americorps members fair compensation by signing

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner

Happy Post Super Bowl Everybody! What better time to turn our focus to the host state


Mark your calendars! Tomorrow at 7:30pm ET, the League of Young Voters will launch their annual #BarackTalk.  This

Empowering Young People to #GetCovered at The White House #WHYouthSummit

On Wednesday December, 4th over 160 of the country’s finest youth leaders, community organizers, small business

Campus to Congress: A Young Person’s Path to Politics

When it comes to politics, young people are often left out of the conversation. Today’s generation

The Bullying Experiment: What Would You Do?

Bullying is a huge issue in our society, yet everyone  seems to be trying to find

One Death Is Too Many: Why We Need Gun Violence Prevention Reforms

Eight years ago, in 2005, I was just a normal high school student. I faced my

Creating Conversation Through Inequality Townhall

By Avinash Kumar and Amit Sengupta “All countries in the world have inequalities of various kinds.

Restoring Our Faith In Leadership

JOHANNESBURG — To paraphrase Einstein, you can’t solve a problem using the same type of thinking

Millions flee Obamacare for Canada/Mexico…Then turn back

Millions of Tea Party loyalists fled the United States in the early morning hours today, seeking

A Stranger on Lenox Avenue

On the evening of Sept. 21, Prabhjot Singh, an assistant professor in the International and Public