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 (...)
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 (...)
Leadership is needed more than ever today. Rather than being used to delegate jobs in corporations, rather, it is needed more than ever in communities that could benefit from positive social change. Millennials especially, have the opportunity to make great impacts with the right kind of (...)
I recently had the opportunity to interview Jacob Wood, founder and president of Team Rubicon. Founded in January 2010 by Wood and William McNulty, Team Rubicon’s mission is to take military veterans as they come home from war and provide them with an opportunity to continue their service through (...)
Roman Baca works in a small office in Tribeca, and in his work space, he has a Time magazine cover that hovers over him as powers through tasks, compelling him to push forward with the work he does. It’s a black and white cover (aside from the red striping consistent with all Time covers). The sky (...)
Phillip Gilfus, 31, a native of Fayetteville, N.C, is an attorney and a former Cumberland County commissioner. Appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Commissioners in 2009, he served as Cumberland County’s youngest ever county commissioner at the age of 29. Phillip is an active-duty (...)
The Robyn Hood Project’s ultimate goal is to help close the higher education funding deficit in California by educating students on how to advocate for sustainable solutions. The Robyn Hood Project will include an education campaign, lobbying to legislators, and creating alliances with faculty (...)
The economy is still recovering. Everybody knows that. But what they don’t know is that while the government passes legislation primarily geared towards middle-aged people to stimulate the economy, Millennials may be the ones to look out for.
For instance, this article talks about how (...)
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 (...)
In 2010 - 2012, Mobilize.org will convene three Summits, each with 150 Millennial community college students in attendance and many more participating online. At each Summit, Mobilize.org will provide awards to the top projects that address community college completion rates. Through the use of keypad-voting technology, winners will be decided by Summit participants, and at each Summit a total of $25,000 will be distributed to projects that will be incubated by Mobilize.org for a period of 12 months. (...)