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Archive for April, 2012
With the end of this semester quickly coming upon us, it is also time for the final Changemaker Partner of the Month – Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW). The Changemaker Partner series launched this past January as a pilot and featured non-profit partners Big Brother Big Sisters and Girls Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. Aspects of [...](Read More)
On April 12th, I had the opportunity to attend Arizona’s Youth Town Hall on Civic Engagement. The event brought together over 150 college and high school students at ASU’s Downtown Campus to discuss solutions and ideas about increasing civic engagement amongst youth. The day began with speakers from local colleges, civic engagement organizations and elected [...](Read More)
It feels like yesterday the Changemaker Central team was officially launching and I was running around Phoenix and beyond trying to make it to each campus’ opening celebration in one day, a great feat that has yet to be repeated. It has been such an honor to work with the Student Leadership Team, Change Agents, [...](Read More)
Last week, the Polytechnic Changemaker Central held an ice cream social to celebrate the campus’ involvement in the 10 Days of 10K Challenge and to promote Changemaker Central. This challenge was created to increase engagement in the 10,000 Solutions competition. 10,000 Solutions Project ignites the power of collaborative imagination to create a solutions bank. Users can share [...](Read More)