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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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Las reuniones virtuales de los grupos en redes sociales como Facebook y Whatsapp

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[Please page down for English translation.] En estos tiempos comunicarse gracias a la tecnología es mucho más fácil que hace algunos años, a veces es la única forma en que amigos o familiares contactan y se comunican, por diversas razones: la distancia, el tiempo, la practicidad, la disponibilidad. En la misión de Philanthropiece se establece ...

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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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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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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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Zikomo, Zambia!

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Philanthropiece's Field Coordinator, Jordan Bailey, recently returned from Zambia, where he engaged deeply with local savings groups in an effort to better understand and build our Community Banks program. While in Zambia, Jordan completed the field work portion of his course, "Savings Groups: Building Scale and Impact through Experimentation and Adaptation," which he took through the ...

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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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