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Become a Cog in the Machine to Drive Change that Matters

Become a Cog in the Machine to Drive Change that Matters

Sam Lin, Partner Manager at Meta, United States Disclaimer: This opinion piece features personal views of the author and are not representative of Meta Platforms, Inc. or any other organization. The expressed content is intended

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How to Start a Nonprofit as a Young Person: Maybe Don’t

How to Start a Nonprofit as a Young Person: Maybe Don’t

Diana Chao, Founder, Letters to Strangers, United States Trigger warning: mentions of suicide  The crowd’s reaction would have been comedic if it didn’t make me so sad. As I gave a keynote to a group

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Important Lessons I Have Learned While Working in Nonprofits

Important Lessons I Have Learned While Working in Nonprofits

Evan Malbrough, Founder, The Georgia Youth Poll Worker Project, United States I started my nonprofit, The Georgia Youth Poll Worker Project, by accident. I was a recent college graduate trying to find my place in

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The Power of ‘Artivism’

The Power of ‘Artivism’

Interview with Tiana Day, Founder of Youth Advocates for Change, United States  GEN-ZINE: Tiana, thank you so much for joining us today. Tell us about yourself! Tiana Day: My name is Tiana Day. I'm 19 years

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Young People Driving Change at the Grassroots

Young People Driving Change at the Grassroots

Kehkashan Basu, Founder and President, Green Hope Foundation, Canada I was born on June 5, World Environment Day and thus, I’ve always felt that it was my life’s mission to make our planet safer, healthier,

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Young, Wild and Politically Involved

Young, Wild and Politically Involved

Jana Degrott, Co-Founder of We Belong & Member of Young Elected Politicians Programme, Luxembourg While governments struggled to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, politicians forgot about young people. We lost years of education and entered the workforce

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Why Local Elections Matter: Public Service as an Active Constituent

Why Local Elections Matter: Public Service as an Active Constituent

Zac Emanuel, Former Political Editor at GEN-ZiNE, former Student Professional Worker for LA County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell, former Communications Director for NY State Assemblyman Michael Blake, former intern for RI Governor’s Office, United States

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7 Practical Tips for Creating a Political Party

7 Practical Tips for Creating a Political Party

Aida Betancourt, Director of Political Affairs/Candidate for Congress, El Salvador Since returning to El Salvador after studying abroad, I have voted in four elections. In the vast majority of cases, I completely resigned myself to

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Debunking Diplomacy and What it Means to be Official: The Power of Youth Diplomacy

Debunking Diplomacy and What it Means to be Official: The Power of Youth Diplomacy

Ramiz Bakhtiar, Founder of the Network of Former Youth Delegates to the United Nations, Afghanistan/Canada The international community is scrambling to win without war, stop military takeovers, resolve conflicts peacefully, and create consensus over global

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Reawakening Generation Z in Myanmar

Reawakening Generation Z in Myanmar

Jesua Lynn, Young Peacebuilder and Researcher, Myanmar  Trigger warning: this article describes acts of war, including firsthand accounts of torture, that might be uncomfortable or disturbing for some readers. On February 1, 2021, Myanmar's military overthrew

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