Much attention has been paid to Joel Stein’s Time Magazine cover story, “The Me Me Me Generation” along with the cover photo of a young girl taking the infamous ‘selfie.’ So much so that its become an Internet meme overnight and received more attention than the actual article titled “The (...)
If you’ve ever spent time in the city of Detroit, you’re aware of her limitless splendor and beauty. Her essence of greatness is undeniable, her glory revealed through glimpses of her past and the hopes of a new future she boldly places on display. She’s not shy and is quite the extrovert, (...)
Unemployment. The term is widely discussed globally. Specifically in our own nation, many people have varying opinions on the current unemployment rates. Some say it’s a sign of economic recovery, while others argue it’s a sign that many job seekers have given up.
In order to combat (...)
Having transitioned from playing a lifelong part in my families business, to being a massage therapist, to finally finding my true passion working with Mobilize.org, I have learned so much about transition from college to career. Here is some valuable advice I learned along the way:
Follow your (...)
At the very first Mobilize.org Millennial Civic Engagement (MCE) Summit, we utilized our interactive + innovative keypad voting system to discuss the issues that are facing Millennials in the key states of California, North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Florida in this critical election (...)
August 28, 2012
Amber Goodwin, 512.820.8613, Goodwin@Mobilize.org
Five Student Ideas for Increasing Millennial Civic Engagement Win Funding at Charlotte Summit
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, Representative Bakari Sellers and other leaders in (...)
There’s only one word to describe the energy in the room during the project presentations at the MCE Summit this weekend: Electric.
Presenters made impassioned pitches for their ideas, eliciting enthusiastic applause, laughter, shouts of encouragement and, in some cases, tears, from the (...)
When Rep. Bakari Sellers (D-SC) first announced his intentions to run for office, “Everyone thought I was crazy, “ Sellers told participants at the MCE Summit on Saturday evening.
Maybe so, but at just 22 years of age, Sellers went on to win a seat in the House of Representatives, becoming (...)
The entire summit was buzzing yesterday after the lunchtime keynote address by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas.
Vargas, who is a Millennial himself, embodies the mission of the MCE Summit to start a conversation about the challenges facing our generation and to propose and (...)
Dr. Alexis Carreiro
Dr. Alexis Carreiro is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Queens University of Charlotte and the editor of the Knight School’s online Journal of Community Engagement through Digital and Media Literacy. This innovative, peer-review journal publishes research (...)