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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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18 & over, civic duty, commentary, Journalism / Mass Media

The Jock & the Scholar: Presidential Debate Op-ed


The First Debate Walking into the Apollo Theater, Monday evening, September 26th, I saw the crowd of viewers waiting outside, swelling with anticipation. We knew this, being the first of the Presidential Debates between Hillary Rodem Clinton and Donald Trump, was going to be something else. This debate was slated to be one of the

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13-17yrs, civic duty, commentary, personal development

New York Historical Society offers free Saturday Programs


New York Historical Society has a nationally-recognized Student Historian Internship Program (link to apply below). They are accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Interns this year will develop their research and public speaking skills and host a museum event of their own, all while learning more about careers in museums and libraries. This semester, they

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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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18 & over, commentary

19 years after Tupac’s demise, I remember . . .


“Thankful for my first love introducing me to my first platonic love in 1990. Richard told you quite a bit about me and when you finally met me, you treated me like a long lost family member. Discovering I was outlandish as well, strengthened our connection. #StillHurts My soul cousin, I miss you so. #HBDTupac

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18 & over, career exploration, commentary, entrepreneurship, Helpful Links, Resources

How to tackle the task of creating a Wikipedia page for a nonprofit organization


The Dreaded Wikipedia Page and What You Can Do About It:How to  tackle the task of creating a Wikipedia page for a nonprofit organization Working with a nonprofit organization can be a rewarding experience. However, with more and more organizations moving their operations (donations, campaigns, etc.) to the World Wide Web, more volunteer work is

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, commentary, Education, personal development

Before you share on Social Media: 3 things to consider


Consider your personal feelings on this topic. Go onto your social media pages and imagine you’re a prospective employer. Take a look at the postings on your timelines. Pretend you are hiring for a position that requires someone who is trustworthy, hardworking and will represent your organization professionally. You’re scrolling your timelines and noticed an

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