Mobilize.org recently had the opportunity to interview Millennial leader and fulltime consultant Ebonie Cooper. Ebonie Cooper has adopted the mission of giving back to her community and is the founder of Friends of Ebonie. She recently released a survey (intended for African-Americans 20-35 years of (...)
On November 5th, the media was primed to push out a story about the sad, lazy and apathetic Millennial Generation who couldn’t even make it to the polls to take part in democracy and vote. But then November 6th happened – and the Millennial vote determined the election because not only did we (...)
Globalization has changed the way we look at what it means to be human. With increased access to means of expressing ourselves, the outlook on centers of turmoil like the Middle East has morphed as podcasting and blogging has opened our minds up to new perspectives. Yet it remains possible to be (...)
Failure is nothing to be ashamed of; if anything, it is only a reminder that we are all too human. The concept itself is inherently subjective. Can you truly define failure? The word is used to describe everything from neglecting to do your homework, to being unable to provide for your family. The (...)
As an undergraduate, I took a class on peace studies and got to spent some time with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a way that most people never do. His writings on nonviolence and peace are timeless and eloquent. One of my favorite quotes comes from an essay he wrote called “Facing the (...)
If there is to be one universal truth about mankind in general, it is that we are incredibly reluctant to admitting our mistakes. However often we acknowledge them, we very seldom accept them. Now of course, it goes without saying that adults who have had years of life experience are quick to own up (...)
A defining characteristic of Millennials today is their ambitious career trajectory, despite the early stages of their professional development. Their confidence and leadership capabilities often exponentially exceed that of their parents’ and grandparents’ generations.
This translates to (...)
Tears rolled down my cheeks as I watched amazing celebrities and leaders from various non-profit organizations pursuing to make a change in this nation and worldwide at the American Giving Awards 2012, Pasadena, California.
It was impossible to vote for one winner for each category and determine (...)
Obama’s re-election came largely from the help of Millennials nationwide. According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 60% of Millennials came out for Barack Obama, compared to 36% for Mitt Romney.
Our votes had a huge effect on this 2012 election.CIRCLE, a research group at Tufts (...)
“When I was young
I saw people helping people all the time
Because you were people-helping-people in your prime
I thought that people-loving-people were the norm
Because you were people-loving-people before the long dark storm
But now you're selfish and mean, your eyes glued to a (...)