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Submitted by Wendy Wheeler on Wed, 01/21/2009 - 12:29.
A fellow blogger recently wrote about an exciting new project I’m involved in, the Endowment for California Leadership. Check it out: http://californiauncovered.typepad.com/index/2008/11/emergency-new-generation-of-leaders-needed.html. I think we can all, as my colleague in the blogosphere attests, get behind the idea of developing youth into strong, networked individuals who will provide California with the leadership it needs for the fu
Submitted by Wendy Wheeler on Fri, 12/12/2008 - 10:00.
A little over a month ago, I sat on at my computer desk and watched the election results roll in. On my monitor, states on electronic maps of the country lit up red, blue and blue again, and as polls continued to close and as bloggers and analysts continued their banter, it became clearer and clearer that the night would be, as we have heard so many times now, truly historic. Not only did we elect the first black president of this country, but youth played an unprecedented role in doing so. And the media noticed.
Submitted by Wendy Wheeler on Fri, 12/05/2008 - 16:52.
In the process of developing this new site, my colleagues and I at the Innovation Center did a lot of brainstorming and thinking about technology and how it’s continuing to change the ways we communicate with each other. Our goal for our site – a goal that influenced nearly every aspect of the site’s design, from layout to text to the resources it offers – was that it be a hub of communication for individuals and organizations who care about youth engagement and leadership. In all this thinking about facilitating communication among our site’s users