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Kudos to Nexstar Legacy Foundation

The Nexstar Legacy Foundation is devoted to bringing new talent into the home and commercial services industry – heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical industries.

Top 24 Under 24 Youth Changemakers: Meet the Winners

SparkAction   •  
Meet the Top 24 under 24 Youth Changemakers, young people who are changing America for the better through what might seem like an unlikely route for someone so young: deep engagement in policymaking and governance in their communities and states.

Are Unpaid Internships Worth it?

Lucia Grigoli   •  
Every year, hundreds of thousands of college students descend upon America’s largest cities, thrilled at the opportunity to intern at prestigious firms and renowned nonprofits. These opportunities are so compelling, many of these students are willing to work for no pay. But are these unpaid positions worth the opportunities they provide?

Why We Must Update WIA Now

Jessie Turner   •  
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) met Thursday to advance the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).

Group Gives Mecklenburg a B-minus in Economic Opportunity

North Carolina – and specifically, Mecklenburg County – are among the areas facing unemployment, poverty and low graduation rates that stifle opportunities for young adults, Opportunity Nation representatives said Tuesday at a forum hosted by the Foundation for the Carolinas.

Service to Others Served ME

It just makes sense to me to invest and be more intentional about National Service, and programs like the Franklin Project.

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