Teenagers, Space-Makers, and Scaling Up to Change the World

Museum 2.0

This week, my colleague Emily Hope Dobkin has a beautiful guest post on the Incluseum blog about the Subjects to Change teen program that Emily runs at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Subjects to Change is an unusual museum program in that it explicitly focuses on empowering teens as community leaders. It''s about empowerment and community leadership through art and history. This is a chronic problem of in-depth co-creative projects.

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Symantec Donation Safeguards Computer Labs for Students

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It aims to provide a gateway towards empowerment, educational, and employment opportunities to lead a fulfilling, prosperous, and purposeful life. Smooth Transition began working to reach at-risk teens early — before they dropped out of high school or left the foster care system. She worried that without security in the testing centers, the tests would be disrupted, causing a very serious problem.


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Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Youth Through App Development

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young people are developing their own creative solutions to problems. awareness and skills development in children, teens, and young adults. participants through identifying a problem and developing a. greater access for youth and foster empowerment through skills. The Future of Apps in the Hands of Today's Teens. This post was authored by Vanessa Rhinesmith and originally appeared on the NetSquared blog.

Apps for Youth, By Youth

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Our Time (Facebook) is a nonprofit dedicated to youth empowerment through the voting process. ClassTalk was made through Code for America , a nonprofit that connects app developers with civic leaders to solve city problems. Teen Book Finder (iOS), developed by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), helps teens, parents, teachers, and librarians find the best books and media for teens.

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Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good


” Presented by filmmaker Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, SOS_Slaves aims to raise trafficking awareness in teens while empowering them with the tools to take responsibility and speak out against this issue. The struggle for the jury was to find how the simple gameplay reflects the game’s goal of empowering women to believe that they are capable of solving hard problems through teamwork and leadership. By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change.

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