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students campaigned during the 2015-16 Election Season


students from 117 schools nationwide presented speeches and/or worked on civic action projects


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


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


teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs across the country.


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


young people served in the Chicagoland area, California and Washington DC


Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle

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