As Millennials approach college, they enter into a new world that requires a balance of independance and responsibility. The support systems for help are there for you but may not always be readily visible. Mobilize.org recently had a chance to interview Helen Roldan, a member of an award winning (...)
While you may think that technology is distracting the youth and separating us from the world, my personal experience —pre and post election 2012— has shown me that young multi-taskers pay as much attention to their civic duties as they do to technology.
As a 22-year-old Venezuelan who moved to (...)
Miami, Fl is the city in the United States with the lowest civic health score. It is a city in which it is common for people to be inconsiderate and develop tunnel vision. On any given day in Miami, it would be considered awkward or strange--and even discouraged, to say hello to a person walking (...)
June 8th, 2012
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Amber Cruz, Mobilize.org
Five Student Ideas for Improving College Completion Rates Win Funding at Miami Summit
Under Secretary of U.S. Department of (...)
By Elizabeth R. Miller, Communications Associate at Knight Foundation.
Students from Broward College whose proposed project "My College Guide" was one of five to win funding
Five projects that will support South Florida’s community college students as they finish school will receive (...)
Well Mobilizers, its finally the moment you've all been waiting for. Our participants have officially selected the winning proposals! While all the proposals were incredible, 5 stood above the rest as the most effective at ensuring college completion.
In first place, we have (...)
Here at Mobilize.org, we employ a variety of strategies to encourage critical discussion at our summits. Target 2020 Florida is no exception. Today, we made use of our innovative keypad voting system to discuss the most pertinent issues facing Florida community college students. Participants (...)
We had a great opening day at the Target 2020 Summit, as college students from all over South Florida convened in Miami to meet, collaborate, and engage with each other to discuss increasing civic engagement on their campuses and throughout their communities.
We were honored (...)
With opening remarks and the Kickoff speech completed, the Target 2020 Summit is now officially underway! After the opening remarks, Summit Participants got down to business and started tackling some tough issues.
Mobilize.org facilitated a fascinating discussion about the challenges faced by (...)