8-12yrs

8-12yrs, civic duty

Career after College: Is this What I worked for?


My graduation ceremony went by in a flash. One moment I was waiting with the other soon to be graduates listening to  speeches  from various individuals. Then I was walking away with my diploma cover(I would not receive my actual diploma until months later) along with my hopes and dreams for the future. Unfortunately, those hopes

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs

Treasuries as an Investment: Why Not?


Treasuries: When I hear the word treasuries the first thing that comes to mind is the public aversion of it. It is currently the most underrated investments in the general public mind.  Why is that? Well, let’s begin with a very basic fact about them. Treasuries are issued to raise money, the way they are

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18 & over, 8-12yrs, civic duty, commentary

Diversity is a Verb Launches Live Chat for Youth


By creating Diversity Is A Verb Youth Nation, educator, author, and speaker  Gina Humber  plans to, “Politically, socially, economically & mentally improve the life conditions of our youth, and produce Excellence in our community and globally,” with a powerful call to action.  According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 20 percent of

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, career exploration, civic duty

Chance The Rapper to Corporations: Invest in Students


Chicago Native, parent and Grammy award-winning Chance the Rapper recently donated 10, 000 to 10 Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  His act of charity is in direct response to Illinois Governor Rauner’s $200 million-plus funding cut to Chicago Public Schools. Chance says his donation “is a call to action. I’m challenging major companies and corporations in Chicago and

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, civic duty, commentary, Education, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development

Wendell Pierce discusses author debut and humanity


“I have a newfound respect for authors. The hardest part was the writing. The easiest part was also the writing. Once it starts flowing, it’s incredible and comes at the strangest times,” says actor, Tony Award-winning producer, and jazz enthusiast, Wendell Pierce. “Watching a baseball game, you’ve got to stop and find something to write

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