Monthly Archives: April 2008

Generation Engage

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Director Spike Lee speaks to Generation Engage members during a Get Engaged Forum.”]How do you mobilize young people this election season? We hear it over and over again: “The apathy!” “The sloth!” “The lack of civic engagement!” … Continue reading

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Tyler Lyson

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Tyler Lyson’s interest in fossil discovery led him to help create a research foundation.”]Lots of kids are into dinosaurs. Tyler Lyson says he just never grew out of it. He grew up in rural North Dakota and says … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurs, Science and discovery | 39 Comments

Rachel Rosenfeld

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Rachel Rosenfeld, 17, founded the R.S. Rosenfeld school in Srah Khvav village in Siem Reap province, Cambodia.”]During Rachel Rosenfeld’s junior year in high school, the unexpected happened. She developed a stomach condition that kept her out of school … Continue reading

Posted in Under 20, Worldwide reach | 64 Comments

Zachary Peskin

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Zachary Peskin, right, and his brother Adam discuss the Special Business Partners Program with a retailer.”]It’s Autism Awareness Month, but for people who have autism or live with someone who does, they are aware every day. Zachary Peskin, … Continue reading

Posted in Community contributors, Entrepreneurs, Under 20 | 18 Comments