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Apr 15, 2014/10:40 AM

Thrive Fellows 2014-2015: Apply or Nominate Today!

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Thrive Fellows 2014-2015: Apply or Nominate Today!

It’s that season when new and exciting things are happening! At GenUp, we’re thrilled to be launching our brand new Thrive Fellows program, a yearlong “leadership-in-action” journey that supports a diverse cohort of young leaders in designing and implementing social innovation projects toward a thriving, just, and sustainable world. See the Thrive Fellows page for further details. If you’re a …


Mar 27, 2014/11:21 AM

WakeUpdate Spring 2014

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WakeUpdate Spring 2014

As we begin to swing into spring (or fall, for those of you down under), it’s time again to take a moment to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. WakeUps: So far in 2014, over 900 people have participated in 21 WakeUps! Here are some of the highlights: Embodied WakeUp—Olympia, Washington Porter Eichenlaub, Cynthia Kennedy, and Dan Mahle …


Mar 18, 2014/10:42 AM

Let’s Rally Together This Earth Week!

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Let’s Rally Together This Earth Week!

Join the GenUp community in hosting, facilitating, or attending an “Earth Week WakeUp” this April in solidarity with events and actions happening around the world! For the past 44 years, Earth Day has been celebrated internationally on April 22 to bring attention our most pressing environmental challenges, to celebrate sustainable solutions, and to engage the broad public in positive action. …


Feb 19, 2014/07:24 PM

Repping GenUp in Washington, D.C.

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The MLK, Jr. Memorial

Generation Waking Up recently received a grant to host a series of intergenerational community conversations—“Wiser Together Cafés”—in Oakland, California. The grant generously included a trip to Washington, D.C. to convene with other grantees for a few days of fun, learning, and inspiration! I represented GenUp in a group of 35 grantees from all over the United States, all of whom …


Feb 19, 2014/07:07 PM

Student Divestment Convergence in SF this April!

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Student Divestment Convergence in SF this April!

This April 4-6, the Divestment Student Network is partnering with San Francisco State University to host 300 students from colleges and universities all over North America at the second annual Fossil Fuel Divestment Convergence. The 2014 convergence will focus on building national and regional networks of student activists. GenUp trainers will be in the mix offering a breakout session for …


Feb 19, 2014/06:15 PM

Inspiring Story: Utah’s Courageous Remedy for Homelessness

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Inspiring Story: Utah’s Courageous Remedy for Homelessness

At Generation Waking Up, we are big fans of finding creative and compassionate solutions to the problems that we face. That’s why we were thrilled to read this article, which showcases Utah’s simple solution to chronic homelessness: giving people homes. Over the last eight years, homelessness in Utah has decreased by 78 percent, and it’s on track to end completely …


Feb 19, 2014/12:15 PM

Welcoming our Newest Team Member!

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Welcoming our Newest Team Member!

GenUp is thrilled to welcome our newest team member! Zahara Amar Gorman was born on January 5, 2014 at 4:53 a.m. Pacific to GenUp’s Training & Curriculum Coordinator Cherine Badawi and GenUp’s Coordinator Joshua Gorman. Zahara is excited to be stepping into her role as Chief Happiness Officer. She’ll be keeping our hearts wide open and ensuring that we always …


Feb 19, 2014/07:08 AM

GenUp Seasonal Community Calls

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GenUp Seasonal Community Calls

Last week, we hosted 2014’s first GenUp Community Call. It was a wonderful gift to connect with veteran and brand-new community members alike! On the call, we celebrated the successes of 2013, including seven leadership trainings, nearly 100 WakeUps, and 4000+ individuals reached, at high schools, universities, and conferences. We created a new GenUp promotional video, expanded our school offerings, …


Dec 18, 2013/12:59 PM

GenUp Holiday Party 2013!

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GenUp Holiday Party 2013!

GenUp wrapped up 2013 with our holiday party last Friday! Sixty community members, artists, activists, and friends both new and old joined us in our new space at Impact Hub Oakland for a night of fun and celebration. Joshua, Cherine, and Barbara kicked off the night with a short taster of the WakeUp. The rest of the party was spent …


Dec 12, 2013/06:48 PM

WakeUpdate December 2013!

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WakeUpdate December 2013!

As the holiday season approaches and 2013 draws to a close, it’s time to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. Here are some stories of the work accomplished in the last few months! WAKEUPS Together, we have now reached over 4,000 young people, with over 89 WakeUps worldwide so far in 2013. These are just a few highlights: …