Jessica and Francisco each started successful social ventures but have transitioned to roles at different levels of government in Peru and Spain, respectively.
Roberto Zapata, 31, discusses the human rights agenda, the importance of education, and why the 2019 Rice Award honorable mention is so significant.
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 ...
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.
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...
Bhavani Tivakaran, President of the Teen Advisory Committee with Step Forward (https://www.stepforwardnla.org/) of Northwest Louisiana, on the potential of young people to create change in their communities.
"We need to prioritize young people's role in achieving the SDG's—now."
It’s estimated that women comprise close to 75 percent of the nonprofit workforce. That’s a fact worth celebrating…as long as we don’t lose sight of the gender gap that still persists in the leadership ranks. The unfortunate truth is, only 45 percent of nonprofit CEOs are women, and that figure...
Not all barriers are external; some—like self-doubt and self-censorship—originate within.
"Sometimes, [young people] only need access to opportunities, and someone to listen deeply."