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What This Young Activist Wants You to Know About Advancing the Human Rights Agenda

Roberto Zapata, 31, discusses the human rights agenda, the importance of education, and why the 2019 Rice Award honorable mention is so significant. 

Messages from Rural America

Growing up in rural America isn’t easy, and the needs of rural communities and the young people who call them home often go overlooked. At a recent learning event ...

If You Want to Achieve the Greatest Impact, Learn to Listen

The (Re)Connecting Youth Initiative's successful first phase draws to a close, leaving a legacy from which to learn and a foundation on which to build.

Louisiana Youth Make Their Voices Heard

Clustered around a table at The Rhino, a popular coffeehouse in Shreveport, Louisiana, four high school students plotted and planned. The next day, Ta'Mya, David, Annika, and Robert would have less than an hour to present key challenges...