National Coalition of Youth Organizers Launches “Know Your Power” Campaign to Encourage Millennial Voter Turnout

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in General

National Coalition of Youth Organizers Launches “Know Your Power” Campaign to Encourage Millennial Voter Turnout

GritoBlast! — Based on the 1964 Freedom School Model, Digital Education Campaign to Focus on Issues Affecting Young People of Color A coalition of young racial justice organizers from across the country is launching a public education campaign, designed to reshape how Millennials think about voting. Known as the Freedom Side, @FreedomSide, the national network – comprised of young leaders from Dream Defenders, United We Dream, and more than two dozen grassroots...

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Deported DREAMer turned Academic Researcher seeks Mexican DREAMers in Mexico to share stories for new study

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in General

Deported DREAMer turned Academic Researcher seeks Mexican DREAMers in Mexico to share stories for new study

GritoBlast! — Deported from California to Mexico in 2009 after living in the United States for 20 years, Nancy Landa, a California State University, Northridge (CSUN) college graduate, as well as, the first Latina student body president, did not give up on her academic aspirations on the south side of the border. Having just returned from London, England where she spent the last year in the Master’s program at University College London to study Global Migration, Nancy...

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DREAMer deportada a investigadora académica: Nuevo proyecto académico busca identificar Dreamers mexicanos que compartan sus experiencias de retorno

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in General

DREAMer deportada a investigadora académica: Nuevo proyecto académico busca identificar Dreamers mexicanos que compartan sus experiencias de retorno

GritoBlast! — Deportada desde California a México en el 2009 después de vivir en los Estados Unidos durante 20 años, Nancy Landa , estudiante graduada de la Universidad Estatal de California, Northridge (CSUN) en la cual también se convirtió en la primera presidente latina del gobierno estudiantil, no se dio por vencida en continuar con sus aspiraciones académicas desde el otro lado de la frontera. Apenas de regreso de su estancia en Londres, Inglaterra, donde pasó el año...

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Video Game Challenge for minority youth

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014 in Contests

Video Game Challenge for minority youth

GritoBlast! — The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) Leaders on the Fast Track (LOFT) will once again host the LOFT Video Game Innovation Challenge and Fellowship for minority youth across the country ages 15-25. Last year, 20 youth were selected, provided with Innovation Grants, and flown to Washington, DC from across the country to present their ideas to members of Congress, The White House, and community leaders. Candidates...

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Salud America! — HELP GET SUGARY DRINKS OUT OF SUMMER CAMPS

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014 in General

Salud America! — HELP GET SUGARY DRINKS OUT OF SUMMER CAMPS

GritoBlast — More than 13,000 people joined our petition to help get sugary drinks out of summer camps! Have you joined yet?! The American Camp Association (ACA), the country’s leading camp resource and accreditation group, requires camps to take many steps to ensure the safety and well-being of young people. They also offer great suggestions on how camps can help kids be active and eat healthy foods. But ACA does NOT require camps to have a healthy beverage policy to...

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