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Stop Calling Them Slactivists!

Stop Calling Them Slactivists!

We have before us a new generation of activists who are mashing up philanthropy in ways that most organizations have yet to understand or empower.  Unfortunately, “activism 2.0” tends to be mistaken as “slacktivism” — a derogatory and damaging label, particularly when associated with youth.  The term suggests that their efforts are less consequential and […]

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Youth Advocacy Trends

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Youth Advocacy Trends

When do moments become movements?  America’s youth — and young people worldwide — are accelerating social change at an unprecedented pace. From education reform to humanitarian relief and every cause in between, today’s mash-up generation has learned to jump over traditional borders as true global citizens. A decade ago (2004), America’s children ages 18 and […]

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