civic duty

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

Future Executives Incorporated:Book Voucher Scholarship

This year Future Executives Incorporated will award the $250 BookVoucher Scholarship Prize to students who exemplify our four Pillars: Mentoring, Education, Finances & Networking. The Book Voucher Scholarship Prize aims to assist students dealing with financial hardship with the cost of textbooks & study materials. To apply, students must submit a detailed essay or video

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, civic duty, commentary

United Nations celebrates 75th anniversary with call to action!

In the mist of this Global Covid19 pandemic, the United Nations (UN)  is seeking help with planning our world’s future. Ahead of the September meeting with leaders from all around the world, UN has created the largest global conversation ever! The United Nations 75 (UN75) survey is an opportunity for anyone, anywhere to participate in

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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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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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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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