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Nov 17, 2014/08:44 PM

Introducing Myself to GenUp: Elina

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Hello to everyone part of the Generation Waking Up community! My name is Elina and I’ve joined GenUp as an intern. Currently, I am a senior at Hillsborough High School in New Jersey and I’m excited to start learning about the work that everyone is doing! I’ve been interested in the environment and ways to improve our relationship to it …


Nov 4, 2014/11:22 AM

ReGeneration – A Global Citizenship Curriculum

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ReGeneration – A Global Citizenship Curriculum

It’s been a long time coming, and we are thrilled to announce that the ReGeneration campaign is currently running! After years of successful workshops and leadership trainings, Generation Waking Up is creating an innovative high school curriculum to support teachers in taking the power of our work into classrooms everywhere. Today, November 4, marks the start of our largest crowdfunding …


Oct 31, 2014/04:00 PM

Power Up: The People’s Climate March

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Power Up: The People’s Climate March

Lyla Johnston recounts her experience of the People’s Climate March, held September 21st in New York City, where more than 300,000 people took to the streets and more still around the world.   Well, what can I say? I can only recall the exuberant declaration made by Dr. King in his last public speech: “Somethin’ is happenin’ in our world!!” …


Oct 21, 2014/02:00 PM

The People’s Climate March: A Call to Action

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The People’s Climate March: A Call to Action

Simone Cardona recounts the powerful convergence of the People’s Climate March that took place in New York City on September 21st, with more than 300,000 people taking to the streets and more still all around the world.  The loud echo of 400,000 people’s voices flooded the streets of New York and 162 countries on September 21st, 2014. The soles on …


Oct 12, 2014/11:00 AM

A GenUp Training Untangled: Day Three

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A GenUp Training Untangled: Day Three

The following post was submitted by Eva Orbuch, a teacher and community organizer. Originally entitled “My Generation Waking Up Experience”, it is a revealing reflection on Eva’s experience at a GenUp Leadership Training. We’ve broken it up into a series of posts. This one takes us through the third and final day. – Day Three – The last day was …


Oct 3, 2014/11:00 AM

A GenUp Training Untangled: Day Two

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A GenUp Training Untangled: Day Two

The following post was submitted by Eva Orbuch, a teacher and community organizer. Originally entitled “My Generation Waking Up Experience”, it is a revealing reflection on Eva’s experience at a GenUp Leadership Training. We’ve broken it up into a series of posts. This one takes us through day two. Read Part One here. – Day Two – On the next …


Sep 29, 2014/08:00 AM

A GenUp Training Untangled: Day One

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A GenUp Training Untangled: Day One

The following post was submitted by Eva Orbuch, a teacher and community organizer. Originally entitled “My Generation Waking Up Experience”, it is a revealing reflection on Eva’s experience at a GenUp Leadership Training. We’ve broken it up into a series of posts. This one takes us through the end of the first full day.  A few weeks ago, I attended …


Aug 27, 2014/01:01 PM

Seeking Interns for Fall 2014!

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Seeking Interns for Fall 2014!

Generation Waking Up is on the lookout for highly creative, smart, motivated, and skilled Interns to join our team this fall! GenUp is a global campaign empowering a generation of young people that is waking up, standing up, and taking action with allies of every generation, helping to bring forth a thriving, just, and sustainable way of life for all. …


Jul 9, 2014/02:45 PM

WakeUpdate Summer 2014

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WakeUpdate Summer 2014

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 14, 2014/05:31 PM

GenUp and Thrive Bay Area present Wiser Together

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GenUp and Thrive Bay Area present Wiser Together

These are times that are calling the generations to come together! GenUp is thrilled to be partnering with Thrive Bay Area, Impact Hub Oakland, and community partners to sponsor “Wiser Together – Collaborating Across Generations.” This series of intergenerational convenings launched last week and aims to bring together youth, adults, and elders from around Oakland and the Bay Area. The …