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Jul 16, 2014/12:25 PM

Ojai Training – Stepping Toward My Purpose

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Ojai Training – Stepping Toward My Purpose

Over the course of 5 days, from July 25th to 29th, Generation Waking Up held a Leadership Training, by the alluring Ojai Valley in Southern California. Twenty-four people from all over California, Washington, New York, and Florida, including myself and a 6-month young budding baby, were in attendance. The group was composed of such a wide and diverse array of …


Jul 14, 2014/03:07 PM

Home: A Thriving Mission and Where You Fit In

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Home: A Thriving Mission and Where You Fit In

Home is a place to rest your head at night, to ready yourself for the next day. Home is where you can feel safe and comfortable, a place of refuge. It’s where families grow and tend to each other. Shelter is an integral part to our lives and allows us to function properly. It’s disturbing to think that many people …


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 …


Jun 3, 2014/12:52 PM

A Summer of Action

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Dad and I after  exhilarating bike ride

Ciaran Murphy here! I’m a San Francisco native and I will be working as a fellow with GenUp over the course of the summer. After finishing my first year at Boston College, I’m riding a post-finals “high” and getting ready for a summer where I can put my passions into action.  GenUp has taken the initiative in going ahead to …


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 …