Executive Director and Founder of The Intersection, Zeke Cohen recently received the We Are The Dream Award from the Baltimore City Council and Youth Commission. The award honors young people between the ages of 18-30 who are living out Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream. Congratulations, Zeke and The Intersection! We’re eager to see what The Intersection students do next.
Photo from left to right: Zeke Cohen, Dawyna Johnson (The Intersection student) and Jared Solomon (Campaign Manager)
In this Huffington Post op-ed, Bezos Family Foundation president Jackie Bezos comments on 2013 TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra, and how Mitra's insights tap into our most deeply held truths about what supports and fuels love of learning. Read: http://bit.ly/TEDjackie
The Aspen Challenge, launched in partnership with the Aspen Institute, provides a platform, inspiration, and tools for young people to design solutions to some of the most critical and complicated problems we face.
The One Million Bones challenge invites young people to take a stand against humanitarian crises by making a bone—out of material they choose—as part of a global arts project to cover the National Mall in D.C. with 1,000,000 handmade bones in June, 2013.
An estimated 1 billion people live in urban slums globally. Do Americans understand what life is like for those that live in slums around the world? Carolina For Kibera would like to help everyone try.
NBC's Education Nation features Dr. Patricia Kuhl and Dr. Andrew Meltzoff, co-directors of the University of Washington Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences. Read Dr. Meltzoff's Oct. 31 blog on EducationNation.org.