Category Archives: Immigration

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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Walls Turned Sideways Are Bridges

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The following post was written by Alicia Conte, Philanthropiece’s Youth Global Leadership Program Coordinator. This summer, Alicia co-facilitated a 3-week long service-learning trip for the Youth Global Leadership students, during which they explored social justice issues related to Native American rights, sustainable agriculture, immigration policy, and global trade.  It took going back to the border and ...

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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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