National Newsletter                                        Mid-October 2009

Do Something Awards
YV recently caught up with Melina to talk about
college, course loads and taking her Venture,
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Mid-October YV National Newsletter 09


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Mid-October YV National Newsletter 09

  1. 1. National Newsletter Mid-October 2009 Youth Venture Updates Golden Opportunities Best Buy Competition Atlanta Falcons Youth Fitness Mark you calendars because this November Youth Contest Venture will announce the details of a new competition with BIG funding opportunities open to youth-created and youth-led organizations with leaders between the ages of 13 and 18. Be on the lookout for more details! Ashoka's Changemakers and the Atlanta Falcons need your help getting kids grades K-12 active and moving for 60 minutes each school Youth Venture Radio day. Enter your creative idea to make Taking the online radio waves by storm is Youth physical activity fun for everyone and Venture Radio. Tune in to join the action. Email you could win $1000 plus have your your song requests. innovation adopted in Georgia schools. Deadline: November 4, 2009 Hot Off the Blog Echoing Green 2010 Fellowship Budget Ball: The New Extreme Sport YV staff learned that budgeting could be fun while Echoing Green is seeking fellows 18 playing this new sport. and older with innovative ideas that Read More>> address some of the world's most pressing problems. Selected fellows receive up to $90,000 in seed funding, leadership development training, and organizational technical assistance. Deadline: December 2, 2009 What's the Deal With College?
  2. 2. Do Something Awards YV recently caught up with Melina to talk about college, course loads and taking her Venture, Spread the Dough, to the City of Brotherly Love. Read More>> The Do Something Awards recognize some of the most amazing young do- gooders. Four winners will receive $10,000 and one Grand Prize winner will receive $100,000 towards their organization or cause. Taking on Climate Change Deadline: December 15, 2009 YV joins the blogosphere to raise awareness and Explore YV's Blog promote discussion about climate change during for more opportunities. Blog Action Day. Read More>> Meet an Ashoka Fellow Featured Video Bart Weetjens Dream It Do It Challenge Rhode Island Through his organization APOPO, Bart trains Giant Pouched Rats to effectively detect explosives in minute amounts, as well as tuberculosis. Read More>> Partners and Sponsors For more YV Videos, visit YV's YouTube Channel Complete List of Youth Venture's Partners This email was sent to: This email was sent by: Ashoka 1700 N Moore St., Suite 2000 (20th Floor), Arlington, VA, 22209, USA We respect your right to privacy - view our policy