Our Generation Magazine Launch Party

Our Generation Magazine Launch Party

On May 9, 2019, a launch party was held to celebrate the release of the “Our Generation” Magazine. The event was scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m., with dinner and a show planned before the ribbon cutting for the launch. Although there were difficulties within the staffing crew, which led […]

American Civic Literacy Affords Citizens Greater Opportunities

American Civic Literacy Affords Citizens Greater Opportunities

All American citizens need to know the fundamental mechanisms of the government, and the historical events that shaped the nation so they may “be ready for active, engaged citizenship.” Joe Mantegna, one of the five members of The Civics Education Initiative National Board of Advisors states: Unfortunately today, too few students are learning basic civics. […]

One Summer Chicago 2016: The News School Dynamic Youth Program at Work

One Summer Chicago 2016: The News School Dynamic Youth Program at Work

The One Summer Chicago Youth Employment Program began Monday, June 27, 2016, and sought to place over 25,000 youth, ages 14-24, into a summer program that consisted of work experience, internships, and some creative outside-the-box youth program approaches. When the program ended, most of the participating government approved institutions, public and civic organizations, private business […]