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1. Social Justice and Mickey Mouse Pancakes
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By Joanne, a former member of our Grants Advisory Board for Youth

When Ms. Amy invited my sister and me to the Youth Philanthropy Conference (YPC) in Anaheim, all I could think about was the free trip to Disneyland, but that's not all I learned.

Tags: Grants Advisory Board for Youth, youth, Philanthropy, Expanding Philanthropy and the Social Economy
2. Failure Is Not an Option: What I Learned at Dyer-Kelly Elementary School
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By Linda Beech Cutler, Chief Executive Officer

Recently, I was “Principal for a Day” at Dyer-Kelly Elementary School, a Title 1 school in the San Juan Unified School District that educates K-5 students, most of whom are students of color.

Tags: Education, youth, Preparing Students to Succeed in the New Economy
3. Looking Forward to Bright Futures: Ensuring Our Students--and our State--Succeed
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By Priscilla Enriquez, Chief Giving Officer

A framed letter once adorned a wall in my parent’s house and over time it moved from their living room to their family room, and then traveled across the country where it now rests in my home office, buried in a box.  It is my acceptance letter to the University of California at Berkeley.  For my parents—who immigrated to the United States without college educations of their own—that letter represented the good fortune of their hard work: their daughter was a student at one of the most prestigious universities in the country.

Tags: education, youth, Preparing Students to Succeed in the New Economy, strategic initiatives, scholarships
4. Celebrating Youth, Transforming Lives
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By Luis D. Sosa, Communications Associate

When I ask people to list some buzz words that describe the Sacramento Mandarins Drum & Bugle Corps (view their GivingEdge profile), they tend to say things like: music, band, drum corps, dance, performing arts, youth activity, nonprofit, Asian heritage. Yet when you ask a person who has marched with the Mandarins, you get a completely different set of words, as if it were a completely different organization.

Tags: art, Nonprofits, youth

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