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Make this Summer Count

Are you someone who is always excited by summer, but always seem to be bored once summer arrives? If that description matches you, don’t worry- you’re not alone! Thousands of other people each year take away their boredom and fuel their energy into meaningful summer projects. This page will give …

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3 Powerful Lessons Learned at CGIU

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By Mary Kate Cronin   A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend Clinton Global Initiative University on the campus of UC Berkeley. I was joined by 1,000 students from over 80 countries- all committed to addressing our generation’s most pressing challenges. On behalf of AMP Global Youth, …

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Global Citizenship

Global Citizenship 101    The one thing that unites all human beings is hardship. The struggle associated with it is something that is inherent to all people. For the past hundreds of years, issues such as human rights, gender inequality, environmental degradation, poverty, hunger, etc. have all been issues inherent …

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What is the first step towards social change?

Social Change

By Kelsey Bollinger. As a student it can get overwhelming taking classes that focus on some of the world’s worst problems like poverty, starvation and health violations to name a few. So what can you do to enact positive change? Let me start by sharing a story. As a university …

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NEW YORK CITY’S SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE

The United States currently incarcerates the largest portion of its population in the world. According to a 2013 international study, for every 100,000 U.S. citizens, 716 are in prison.[1] The problem of mass imprisonment is exacerbated by the disproportional representation of non-white Americans in the inmate population. Increasingly, this indication …

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This is our time

GS Capitol Promo #3

If our civilisation is to thrive in the next one hundred years, there are a number of challenges that our generation must tackle and solve. How far we have come in the last few decades? In 2015, the United Nations released a report on global progress on the Millennium Development …

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