Learning Cannot Be Contained – One Student’s Vision for the HS of the Future

by Daniel Smelansky

Youth Designers Take Action Competition 2015 - Daniel Smelansky

High school education has been traditionally tethered to a single room, with one teacher and a group of students. However, in the modern age, there is no reason for such traditional learning. Education should go far beyond classrooms, both physically and conceptually, and in a resource filled city like Boston there is no excuse to keep learning trapped within four walls. This idea was the driving message behind my poster design for Youth Designers Take Action Competition (YDTA) 2015.

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At-a-glance: Pope’s Visit, UN Global Development Goals, and CGI

by Kayla Mottola

The last two weeks have been incredibly eventful on the global stage with the UN General Assembly, Clinton Global Initiative and a Papal visit to America all coinciding. Here are some of the highlights, key news links, and speech transcripts from these historic moments.

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Sustainable Development Goals: What You Need to Know

by Amy Green

150 Leaders, 17 Goals, 1 Global Impact--What You Need to Know Today

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Taking Action: Partnerships, Leadership + SDGs [NEWSLETTER]

by Mark Feldman

Maximizing the power of your partnerships, crafting and communicating your social issue leadership, what you need to know for the SDGs + more in our Sept. Newsletter!

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Maximizing the Power of Public-Private Partnerships

by Mark Feldman

Based on Mark Feldman’s keynote, Maximize the Power of Your Partnerships, at the Jimmy Fund’s 2015 Corporate Partner Summit - Mark discusses how to drive more business through partnerships and deepen consumer engagement.

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How to be a Social Issue Leader

by Nikki Korn

Principal Nikki Korn reflects on best-practices for companies when taking a leadership position around a social issue before her upcoming ACCP Webcast, CRAFTING & COMMUNICATING YOUR SOCIAL ISSUE LEADERSHIP

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I See The Sizzle, But Where’s The Steak?: The ‘Meat’ Behind This Summer’s CSR Videos

by Joel Spielberger

A look into this summer's corporate cause campaign videos and the social impact behind them.

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A Vision and Hope for the High School of the Future

by Natalie Simmons

Boston youth convey the power of their voice in re-imagining the High School of the Future through twelve compelling PSAs, sparking action and dialogue in their local community.

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Boston High School Students Share Their Voices

by Daniel Smelansky

Youth Design student Daniel Smelansky discusses Youth Designers Take Action 2015 and the opportunity for him and his peers to speak with local policy makers and have their voices heard.

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Nikki Korn on Helping Students Re-Imagine Public High Schools

by Amy Green

Nikki Korn on Boston Neighborhood Network News to share outcomes from our Youth Designers Take Action 2015 workshop and its integration with the City of Boston’s initiative, High School Redesign.

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