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Success Stories

Mikva Challenge had a great impact in my life. Like most young people during my high school years, I was searching for a sense of purpose, trying to find out what my calling in life was going to be. Mikva Challenge provided me with the opportunity to get involved. Many young people want to get involved in the community but don’t know how. Mikva knows how.
– Mikva Alum Henry Cervantes

Mikva has lasting impacts not only on the youth leaders in our programs, but also on schools, communities, and public policy. Here are a few stories that highlight the power of youth voice and youth expertise.

View some of the Mikva Success Stories Below:

69%

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

50%

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

145

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

2,000+

Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle

88%

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

1,684

students campaigned during the 2015-16 Election Season

7,000

young people from 115 schools across Chicagoland participate in Mikva Challenge programs annually

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