Author Archives: Katie Doyle Myers

Transcending Borders, a Mini-Documentary

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In order to prepare for the Insight Trip, each YGLer was assigned to one of four committees: food, gear, budget, or documentation. The “doc crew” was tasked with capturing the trip through photos and videos and ultimately stringing the footage together into this short film. Intended to help friends, family, and community members understand how ...

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YGL Insight Trip 2017: Building bridges, not walls

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Each summer, our Youth Global Leadership program participants take a journey within the United States to gain a deeper understanding on themes related to social and environmental justice. These amazing young changemakers document their journey throughout the trip via blog posts, a mini-documentary (coming soon), and individual "synthesis projects." Here's the latest installment about the 2017 ...

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YGL Insight Trip 2017: This is What Community Building Looks Like

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This is the second blog post documenting the Youth Global Leadership group's journey on their Insight Trip, "Transcending Borders: Understanding Immigration in the Southwestern US." For this post, the documentarian committee each wrote narratives, complete with personal reflection, to capture their daily experiences. In their words, "We hope this gives more insight (haha) into the ...

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YGL Insight Trip 2017: Notes from the Road

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Our Youth Global Leadership group is on their fourth annual Insight Trip. This month, they are taking a journey through the US Southwest during which they will learn about the interconnectedness of social and environmental justice issues in the region.  This is the first in a series of blog posts from the road to document the 2017 ...

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Searching for a YGL Program Coordinator!

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We are in the process of searching for a Youth Global Leadership Program Coordinator (in case you missed it, please see Alicia's Bittersweet Announcement). Below please find the position description, with information about how to apply (hint: Send your resume and cover letter to Katie Doyle Myers, Director of Programs, at katie@philanthropiece.org).  Thank you!     [embeddoc ...

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¡Los Bancos Comunitarios en el Radio!

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¡Estamos en el radio! Escucha a nuestro Coordinador del Campo, Jordan Bailey, hablando sobre nuestro programa de los Bancos Comunitarios. Gracias a Martha Márquez, Coordinadora Regional en Comondú, B.C.S., México por la movilización de este programa del radio. Es un gusto de compartir las cápsulas I y II que se transmitieron en el programa de radio del ...

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Join our team!

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Our Youth Global Leadership program provides a space for youth to become part of the change that they wish to make in this world. We believe that, when young people are immersed in local and global issues, connected with local leaders and social entrepreneurs, and provided the space to dream, they harness the power to ...

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Visionary Voices: YGL in Detroit

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Our Youth Global Leadership 2016 Insight Trip, “Resilient Communities: Exploring Social Change in the Midwestern United States,” came to a close last week. Eleven program participants traveled throughout the US Midwest to explore themes related to community organizing, immigration policy, racial justice, urban agriculture, and alternative economics. The following post provides a first-hand account of the last segment of their ...

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Creating a Conversation: YGL Insight Trip in Chicago

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Our Youth Global Leadership 2016 Insight Trip, "Resilient Communities: Exploring Social Change in the Midwestern United States," is currently in progress; eleven program participants are on a unique journey throughout the US Midwest to explore themes related to community organizing, immigration policy, racial justice, urban agriculture, alternative economics, and labor justice. The following post provides a ...

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Jr. Leadership Camp on April 18th!

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We are pleased to announce that we are once again offering our JUNIOR LEADERSHIP CAMP...a day filled with interactive games and activities that integrate themes of leadership, team-building, and community. This year's activities are all new, so if your child participated last year, know that this year will feature different activities and sessions. Here's what you ...

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