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Mikva Challenge develops youth to be informed, empowered, and active citizens and community leaders.  We do this by engaging youth in action civics, an authentic and transformative learning process built on youth voice and youth expertise.

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Hardie Fleming- Justice & Equity Leader Award Winner

130

Chicagoland teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs

50%

of alumni of our Elections in Action programs continue to volunteer for political campaigns, vs. only 2% of 18-29 yr. old nationwide

66%

of Mikva alumni encourage their friends and family to be politically engaged, vs. only 35% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

88%

of Mikva alumni are registered voters, vs. only 53% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

69%

of Mikva alumni continue to volunteer in their communities, vs. only 36% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

6,000

young people from 110 schools across Chicagoland participate in Mikva Challenge programs annually

450

students volunteered for political campaigns during the 2012 Presidential Election

2,000+

Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle

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