Author Archives: Caitlin Mendenhall

YGL Insight Trip 2015: Sand Dunes to Taos

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Our Youth Global Leaders have embarked on a service-learning trip from June 7th to 26th. They will explore the themes related to social and environmental justice - including sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, resilient communities, the oppression of native peoples and immigration policy - as they journey from Taos, NM, to the Navajo Nation, AZ, and and ...

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Scholar Spotlight: Our 1st Year Changemakers

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Philanthropiece Program Intern, Caitlin Mendenhall, has been interviewing the Philanthropiece Scholars in Guatemala about their experiences. This interview shows how the five new Scholars, Manuel, Regina, Otoniel, Andrea, and Axcel, are developing their new roles as change makers in their community. How are your experiences going so far? Otoniel: It is a privilege to be here at Philanthropiece. ...

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Spotlight on Youth Global Leaders

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Youth Global Leadership (YGL)  is a youth-designed and driven program of the Philanthropiece Foundation. YGL provides Boulder County high schoolers an opportunity to become change-makers in both local and global communities. We focus on local and international service-learning projects, social entrepreneurship, and leadership through action. We are really excited to spotlight some of our amazing ...

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A New Community Space for Chajul

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The Philanthropiece Scholars in Chajul, Guatemala are putting their training into action by creating social ventures that will lead to positive change in their local community.  Philanthropiece Program Intern, Caitlin Mendenhall, has been interviewing each of the venture teams to feature their work. This is the second post in a series to profile the Philanthropiece Scholars' ...

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So Much More than Composting

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The Philanthropiece Scholars in Chajul, Guatemala are putting their training into action by creating social ventures that will lead to positive change in their local community.  Philanthropiece Program Intern, Caitlin Mendenhall, has been interviewing each of the venture teams to feature their work. This is the first post in a series to profile the Philanthropiece ...

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