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Aug 27, 2014/04:45 PM

Launching our 2014-2015 Thrive Fellows

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Launching our 2014-2015 Thrive Fellows

Earlier this month, the GenUp team gathered at the Whidbey Institute outside of Seattle for the launch of the inaugural Thrive Fellows program cohort. 23 Fellows and facilitators came together from all over the country for the eight-day “Thrive Academy,” working to build community, share skills, and dream big about what they could accomplish. Over the course of the next …


Aug 27, 2014/02:26 PM

We Want YOU to Contribute to GenUp’s Blog!

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We Want YOU to Contribute to GenUp’s Blog!

Calling All Community! What are you passionate about? What do you wish you could tell the world? What stories are missing from our cultural conversations that you want to tell? Generation Waking Up is in the process of growing and re-launching our blog. We are looking for a cohort of community members who are excited to contribute on a regular …


Aug 27, 2014/02:01 PM

Selected Readings on Michael Brown and Ferguson

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Selected Readings on Michael Brown and Ferguson

People across the United States—and, indeed, the world—have been transfixed over the last three weeks by the goings-on in Ferguson, Missouri. GenUp has a wholehearted commitment to social justice, deep analysis of systems of oppression, and making space for expressions of grief and anger in the face of injustice. Here we’ve highlighted some important discussions and analyses of the situation …


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. …


Aug 27, 2014/12:31 PM

Advice to Allies

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Advice to Allies

This post was submitted by Eva Orbuch, a teacher and community organizer who recently attended GenUp’s Oakland Leadership Training. Eva’s reflection was originally posted on her blog. Several weeks ago, I participated in one of the most meaningful educational experiences of my life—a training facilitated by Generation Waking Up. A very diverse group of 25 young adults spent three whole …