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Stevens Initiative Opens Competition to Fund Virtual Youth Exchange Programs

The Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative is holding the second in a series of competitions to fund virtual exchanges to improve understanding, respect, and dialogue across cultures, and equip young people with the skills they need to ... Read More
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Call for Proposals to Strengthen Secondary Education

The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education issued its fourth call for proposals seeking innovative solutions to address critical issues that impair secondary education learning in marginalized populations. Read More
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Promoting Peace on Chicago's Streets

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities awarded grants of up to $10,000 each to 70 different nonprofit organizations to keep neighborhoods safe over Labor Day and into the school year. Read More
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Illinois Bans Indiscriminate Shackling of Juveniles in Court

Juvenile justice advocates argue that the use of ankle, wrist, and other restraints in courtrooms deprives young people of a fair trial by creating bias, while traumatizing them and their families. Read More
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Survey Series Tracks Opinions of Young Blacks, Latinos

GenForward is a series of monthly surveys intended to address the absence of young black and Latino voices in the political process. Read More