News for Young Changemakers                                                                    April 2010 

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April 10 News for Young Changemakers

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Youth Venture’s News for Young Changemakers provides monthly updates about Youth Venture Inc, funding and award opportunities and Youth Venture teams.

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April 10 News for Young Changemakers

  1. 1. News for Young Changemakers                                                                    April 2010  Youth Venture Updates Golden Opportunities NYU Be a Changemaker Challenge   Six Flags Friends Scholarships NYU Reynolds & Youth Venture are proud to announce the 2009-2010 Be a Changemaker Challenge Best Overall Venture and recipient of the $10k Grand Prize Award: Cycles from Michelle DoSomething.org and Six Flags Dugan and Ashley Seiver.   Friends are offering six, $1,500 college scholarships to young leaders. Scholarships will be awarde based on past, current and planned Ashoka Future Forum action in the community. To celebrate Ashoka's 30th year, Ashoka held the Deadline: April 30, 2010 Ashoka Future Forum on April 6th at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The Ashoka Future Forum brought together the country's foremost social Founder's Youth Award innovators to envision the future of our society and to catalyze large scale positive social change. Recognizes a young person under 21 who is making extraordinary contributions to the lives of other YV Team Spotlight: Write On! For Literacy children. Winner will receive a grant up to $25,000. Founded by Dallas Woodburn in 2001, Write On! Deadline: May 1, 2010 For Literacy is a program that encourages kids to discover self-confidence, expression, and connection with others through reading and writing. Brower Youth Awards Write On!'s programs include holiday book drives, summer writing camps, writing contests and publishing student writing. Recognizes youth ages 13-22 in Read More >> North America who have shown outstanding leadership on a project o Dallas is working with a YV Mentor to expand the program, she hopes that one day campaign with positive environmental every US state will have chapters of Write On! Her mentor is helping her realize this and social impact. Winners receive a dream. Could your Venture benefit from the support of a Youth Venture mentor? Our $3,000 cash prize and trip to San mentors are skilled professionals with years of experience. If you are interested in the Francisco.     mentorship program contact us. Deadline: May 15, 2010 YV Community Panel in San Francisco Greenshields Wins Peps Refresh On Saturday, March 6, 2010, Youth Venture held its first Community Panel in the San Francisco Bay Area. Seven Youth Venture teams presented their ideas and answered questions during the Community Panel at the Goldman Auditorium in the David Brower Center, Berkeley. Read More >>  Partners and Sponsors Congratulations to YV Team Greenshields for finishing in the top 10 of the February Pepsi Refresh Project. Greenshields won $25,000 t develop and test an aerodynamic                 shield that will make buses more energy efficient. Complete List of Youth Venture's Partners  
  2. 2. This email was sent to: kmyers@youthventure.org This email was sent by: Ashoka 1700 N Moore St., Suite 2000 (20th Floor), Arlington, VA, 22209, USA

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