News For Changemakers March 2010
Venture Interview Golden
Series: Running for A Opportunities
Reason & TeenLit
For Katie, Julia and their brother Sam,
community service is a family thing.
They received seed funds from Youth Venture in 2005 to launch Running for A 2010 Youth Venture Summit
Reason. Join YV's Annual Int'l Gathering
July 15 to 18
The trio recently started work on a second venture, TeenLit. Both projects use
community action to help underserved children. We check in for an update.
Kohl's Kids Who Care Program
5 New England Teams Selected as @15 Ten National Winners Receive
Finalists Deadline is March 15
Finalists for the @15 Community Impact Challenge have been selected.
Winners include five New England teams: Climate Action Club, Empower Our Int'l Children's Peace Prize
Youth, Listen Up!, MINGA and T.G.I.F. Winner Receives Prize Money for
Check out all 15 finalists and see how they will compete for over $32,000. Deadline is April 1
Jenny: In Her Own Ashoka
As Editor-in-Chief of JJ Express
Magazine, Jenny uses her passion for
writing to inspire youth around the
Jenny describes why she started her venture with brother Jack.
"Revelation To Action"
Around New England... Green Mountain Coffee and
Ashoka team up for $50,000
MINGA, a venture from Newton, MA, is in the running for a $25,000 Pepsi Refresh in prizes for top innovation
Grant to educate youth about the child sex trade. Help MINGA and Vote! Deadline is April 21
Sarah and Jane of the recently launched venture Two Spring Chicks featured in
the Concord Monitor.
Chloe and Alex of Climate Action Club are in the Lincoln County News for their new
venture First Here, Then Everywhere. Several YVers joined the
Tech4Society celebration in
Nashoba Publishing spotlights the Youth Venture partnership with United Way of Hyderbad, India
North Central Mass. Check out AshokaTech for stories,
blogs and podcasts from the event
Ashoka's Healthy Mothers, Strong
World Changemakers Competition
16 Young Champions of Maternal
Health receive prizes totaling almost
Deadline is March 17
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