Category Archives: Food for Thought

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 [email protected]).  Thank you!     [embeddoc ...

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The Guate Cafe

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In a time where collaboration has become a form of resistance, we thought it would be pertinent to share about a forum for collaboration here at Philanthropiece that has been instrumental in mobilizing, and how it is evolving in today's new political climate.   We sparked the Guate Cafe in 2012 to bring together people and organizations based ...

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FIVE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM LIBBY COOK

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As a part of my internship with Philanthropiece, I was lucky enough to sit down with our wonderful founder, Libby Cook, to talk about social entrepreneurship, capitalism, corporate social responsibility, and her experience transforming Wild Oats from a few small, local grocery stores into an internationally-recognized, public company. Here are five important lessons I learned ...

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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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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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Telling Stories. Sharing Knowledge.

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We are incredibly proud of the people who design, inspire, lead, and participate in our programs. They are all integral parts of our community of changemakers, of men, women, and youth who are co-creating resilient communities. We are moved to hear their voices, learn from their actions, and share their stories. That's why, about once a ...

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YGL Insight Trip: Border Awareness Experience

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Last week, Philanthropiece's Youth Global Leaders wrapped up their Insight Trip through the Southwestern US, a journey providing them with incredible immersive experiences to explore social and environmental issues. Along the way they met with inspiring changemakers and continue to reflect on their role in creating positive social change in themselves and their communities. This is their ...

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YGL Impact Summary

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We assess the impact of our programs bi-annually with the objectives to summarize our current quantitative and qualitative data, highlight successes and challenges, illuminate areas that need attention, review annual goals, and explore potential areas for improvement and growth. We invite you to read our May 2015 Youth Global Leadership Impact Summary. (This incredible watercolor depicting the ...

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Words from Mariana: Together, We Go Further

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Last month, we held our 3rd annual Community Bank Conference in Loreto, BCS, Mexico. In this conference, Community Bank members from across the region gather to share their success and challenges, to hone their skills, and deepen their engagement with the program. Mariana Ledesma, who worked with us for two years as our Program Coordinator in ...

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