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Jul 9, 2014/02:45 PM

July’s WakeUpdate – and a special invitation!

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July’s WakeUpdate – and a special invitation!

As we mark the midway point of the year, it’s time again to celebrate the amazing impact of the GenUp network. Here are some stories of the work accomplished in the last few months! WAKEUPS Over 3,000 people have participated in WakeUps already in 2014! Some of the highlights: California Student Sustainability Coalition—Santa Barbara, California At the CSSC Convergence at …


May 19, 2014/06:14 PM

Poetry, Art, and Action: How I landed at GenUp!

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Poetry, Art, and Action: How I landed at GenUp!

Hey, Generation Waking Up Fam! My name is Emily Morenike Carpenter, and I’m here in Oakland with the GenUp Staff team as an intern this summer. I’m really pumped to be able to work with such passionate and driven folks. There are some key moments that come to mind when I think of how I ended up interning her with …


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, 2014/07:07 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 …


Dec 18, 2013/01:17 PM

Kick Off the New Year with Generation Waking Up!

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Kick Off the New Year with Generation Waking Up!

The new year and spring semester are almost here and Generation Waking Up is excited to jump-start student engagement on a campus near you! Help us ignite the next generation by hosting a GenUp program at your college, university, high school, or community organization. You can also forward this information to schools, teachers, and students to help spread the word. …


Dec 18, 2013/12:24 PM

GenUp Training in Cincinnati, Ohio

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GenUp Training in Cincinnati, Ohio

In mid-October, GenUp hosted its first Midwestern training at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The training was facilitated by Barbara Jefferson and Adam Rosendahl, with the generous sponsorship of the Marianist Society, the Sisters of Mercy, the Sisters of Charity, and Awakening the Dreamer Cincinnati. Twenty-four young leaders came to the training from many places in or near Ohio, bringing …


Dec 3, 2013/12:45 PM

A Day for Giving

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A Day for Giving

Dear friends, We have a day for giving thanks. We have many days for getting deals. Now we have a day for giving. #GivingTuesday is the international day of giving and celebrating generosity. Join a movement of people around the world who are kicking off the holiday season by giving their resources to valuable organizations like Generation Waking Up. As an …


Oct 31, 2013/04:38 PM

Resilience: Local Movements for a Thriving, Just, Sustainable World

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What do solar panels, paper money, and vegetable gardens have in common? Resilience! Geneneration Waking Up is honored to be a member of the Thriving Resilient Communities Collaboratory (TRCC), which defines itself as “an action metanetwork dedicated to local communities where we all want to live.” The TRCC is diverse—member organizations range from Bay Localize and the Post-Carbon Institute to …


Sep 9, 2013/02:52 PM

GenUp Leadership Training in Cincinnati, Ohio

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GenUp Leadership Training in Cincinnati, Ohio

Generation Waking Up is hosting a weekend leadership retreat in Cincinnati, Ohio this October 11 – 13 at Xavier University. This is a highly affordable training with free housing available if you are traveling from afar, so please consider attending. Learn more at www.generationwakingup.org/ohio.  


Sep 9, 2013/01:33 PM

NEW VIDEO | Ignite Your Campus & Community

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NEW VIDEO | Ignite Your Campus & Community

We’re excited to share a brand new video that tells the story of how we ignite young people to create positive change! Generation Waking Up: Empowering Today’s Changemakers This short video is a great way to introduce people to Generation Waking Up and to share about GenUp programs that can be offered at your school, in your community, and at trainings and …