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Youth Media - Overcoming Challenges

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The Adobe Foundation hosted the Adobe Youth Voices Summit 2011, "Media Beyond Borders", a three-day immersive media event for over 60 specially selected international youth (ages 14-19) in which youth create and collaborate on media projects exploring issues such as human rights, education and community. The summit took place August 2nd - Aug. 6th, 2011 at Santa Clara University and also brought together lead educators from around the world representing the core leadership of educators in the Adobe Youth Voices Network.

Adobe Youth Voices Program Overview

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Adobe Youth Voices aims to empower youth in underserved communities around the globe with real-world experiences and 21st century tools to communicate their ideas, exhibit their potential, and take action in their communities.

Hoodforts - 2012 Documentary Aspire Awards Winner

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MCP created a short documentary and photographic portraits of themselves in the Mile End area addressing stereotypes and using quotes from the film to express their views to those who may judge based on common misconceptions. The 2011 London riots reinforced the perception society holds towards young "hooded" men. The project aims to dispel these common myths of "hoodie" culture and create a meaningful dialogue between all members of the community.

Keep Pushing - 2012 Music Video Aspire Award Winner

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The message in this video is to let people know not to give up and to keep pushing towards your dreams.

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CNN talks with Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta about Growth and Tackling Youth Unemployment


At the World Economic Forum  in Davos, CNN's John Defterios speaks with Hilton Worldwide CEO Chris Nassetta about growth and tackling youth employment. Hilton Worldwide and the International Youth Foundation (IYF) released a white paper at the highlighting solutions to youth joblessness that the hospitality industry is positioned to provide.

AYV Aspire Awards Launches Call for Entries

One-of-a-kind Global Online Media Festival to showcase student work
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February 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - What: Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) announces a call for entries for the Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards, a new opportunity for youth worldwide to submit their most compelling digital work toan international, online media competition.

Call for Entries Now Open for Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards

Competition Invites Youth Around the World to Creatively Express Their Vision for Positive Change
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SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Adobe Foundation today announced a call for entries to the second Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) Aspire Awards,  a global, online challenge inviting youth to creatively express their vision for driving change in local communities. The competition is an extension of AYV, the company’s global philanthropic commitment, which is designed to ignite creative confidence in youth by empowering them to find their voice and make it heard.

Global Impact: HP's Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs


Bill and Dave founded Hewlett-Packard based on a shared idea about the future of technology. Within a few years, the two visionaries were employing technology solutions to help entrepreneurs around the world turn their own ideas into thriving businesses. 

Although times, terminologies and technologies have continuously changed over the past 74 years, the rise of IT has been steady. For entrepreneurs, business and IT skills are essential to building successful companies.

RecycleMania Kicks Off 2013 Collegiate Recycling Competition

13th Annual Competition Builds Impact with new Basketball Game Day and Film Plastics Recycling Categories
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STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RecycleMania is back in action as college campuses compete to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste. For an eight-week period, beginning today and running alongside the NCAA basketball tournament, colleges and universities take part in an exciting competition that increases recycling participation by students and staff, while raising awareness about waste reduction programs on campuses.


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