November 09 YV National Newsletter

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Youth Venture’s National Newsletter provides bi-monthly updates about Youth Venture Inc, funding and award opportunities and Youth Venture teams.

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November 09 YV National Newsletter

  1. 1. National Newsletter                                                                     Early November 2009  Youth Venture Updates Golden Opportunities Powered by Service Grants United Way Baltimore Congratulations to the United Way of Central Maryland for winning the UWNCM- Tyco/SimplexGrinnell Competition. As the winner, United Way of Central Maryland is the chosen location to expand the United Way Youth Venture partnership. Two grant options of $500 are currently available for youth ages 12- 20 who want to bring positive change to their community. Deadline: Ongoing Dell Social Innovation YV Mourns Loss of Ted Sizer Competition All of us here at YV are saddened by the recent passing of Ted Sizer, a true educational innovator and an early supporter of Youth Venture. Professor Sizer served as a member of the Youth Venture Advisory Council for many years and his contributions will be sorely missed. Read More>> Seeking college students from aroun the world to submit their ideas on ho to innovatively address social   problems. Prizes range from $10,000 to $50,000.   Deadline: March 1, 2010 Youth Venture Spotlight National Service-Learning Conference My Own Book The NSLC will take place in San My Own Book is dedicated to spreading the joy of Jose, CA on March 24-27, 2010. It wi reading to less fortunate K-3rd graders.The Venture gather over 2,500 youth and leaders sends groups of teens to elementary schools to read involved in service-learning across the aloud and inspire young students to embrace US and world. reading by allowing each child to choose a brand Registration Deadline: March 3, 2010 new book to take home. So far, My Own Book has distributed over 25,000 books. Explore YV's Blog Read More>> for more opportunities. Youth Venture Global Action Kit Tip Mexico Holds 3rd National Gathering Video: Recruiting Volunteers YV Mexico recently held its 3rd Annual National Gathering of Youth Venturers in Oaxaca, bringing together 46 YVers from across Mexico to share experiences, strengthen leadership skills and meet other changemakers. Read More>> Partners and Sponsors                 For more YV Videos, visit YV's YouTube Channel Complete List of Youth Venture's Partners  

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