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Maliha Sadiq, Communications Director, 312-863-6343

Recent Media Hits

Winter 2016

WTTW: Chicago Students Discuss Violence, Safety as Part of Mikva Challenge
ABC News: Mikva Challenge Students Arrive in Iowa
Chicago Tribune: In election year, teachers tackle politics in class
DNAInfo: Over 400 CPS Kids Discuss City Issues, Meet With Adult ‘Decision-Makers’

Fall 2015

WGN-TV: ‘Chicago Wears Condoms’ campaign launched today on World Aids Day
Chicago Tribune: Chicago (and its skyscrapers) wear condoms, thanks to new campaign
Chicago Tribune: West Aurora Student Takes 1st Place in Project Soapbox CompetitionDNAInfo Chicago: After Peers Get Pregnant, South Side Teen Joins Sex Ed Movement

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Spring 2014

50%

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

130

Chicagoland teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs

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

2,000+

Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle

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

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