Knowing that mentors can make all the difference for youths, Gisela Bushey designed the organization Critical Bridge. In October, it was named a recipient of the $50,000 Encore Prize.
Cooperation among sparsely populated districts in Ohio fuels a successful – and necessary – push for college in a place where manufacturing jobs have disappeared. Part 1 of 3.
'Transpartisan' debates, sponsored by groups like the BridgeND club at Notre Dame, broaden and deepen student understanding of complex issues – and help young adults become more willing to jump into the messy but necessary work of political engagement.