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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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Feliz Día de los Muertos!

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Feliz día de los muertos! English translation below La Calaverita: México no es México sin sus fiestas, y el Día de Muertos no es nada sin un buen borlote. Y qué mejor manera de encender los corazones, sino con una buena Calavera. Estas poesías populares son nuestro mejor retrato con la muerte, en ellas el ...

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What are we going to do about it?

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When re-reading my journal entries from the recent Youth Global Leadership Insight Trip what stood out to me most was not the words, but the punctuation; most of my pages are filled with phrases that ended with question marks. I think the YGLers will agree that we arrived in the Midwest with questions - and ...

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Coming Back to Youth Global Leadership

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Sierra Asmussen is a 2015 graduate of the Youth Global Leadership Program. She currently attends California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo and is studying business. This past summer, Sierra came back to work with Philanthropiece as one of the Youth Global Leadership Program Interns. The first time I walked into the Philanthropiece Barn, I ...

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Intentionality’s The Name of the Game

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Annie Roberts, now a sophomore at Boston College, was a participant in the Youth Global Leadership program throughout her time at Regis High School in Aurora, CO. During the summer of 2016, she returned to Philanthropiece, this time in a professional role as one of our YGL Program Interns. In this blog post, Annie reflects on ...

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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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