Issue:Poverty

ExCEL Youth Mentoring Institute

By: Gabrielle Jordan

Young people of color will make-up the majority of working class by 2032, so it’s really important to empower today’s youth to understand the importance of equal opportunity and to nurture the entrepreneurial access and training at young ages.

Issue:Poverty

Khloe Kares

By: Khloe Thompson

There is a problem with homelessness. And not just being homeless, but with the way everyday people treat our homeless friends! I started Khloe Kares as a way to inspire other kids to make their mark on this earth.

Issue:Poverty

Rainbow Pack

By: Rainbow Pack

The idea for Rainbow Pack was born when I overheard kindergarten kids describing how they couldn't do their homework because they didn't have crayons or pencils at home. Economic circumstances shouldn't limit a young student's potential.

Issue:Poverty

Code Red

By: Ileri Jaiyeoba

Code Red is a non profit organization dedicated to the empowerment and facilitation of menstrual hygiene for homeless women. We believe that hygienic comfort emboldens a woman to be the best she can be -- no matter her circumstances.

Issue:Poverty

SunSaluter

By: Eden Full

Without available clean and renewable energy sources, there are 1.3-billion people living in extreme poverty. SunSaluter is dedicated to improving energy and water access in the developing world through the open-sourced technology.

Issue:Poverty

Kids First Project

By: Alisha Zhao

Did you know that poverty and low social status can impact brain development, increasing the risk of neurological defects? Kids First Project promotes HOPE: Health, Opportunity, Play + Education to help homeless children reach their full potential.

Issue:Poverty

FROGS: Friends Reaching Our Goals

By: Will Lourcey

Hunger doesn't discriminate; it affects all ages, ethnic groups and religions. I created FROGs -- an acronym for Friends Reaching Our Goals-- to fight hunger. We provide 200,000+ meals to the hungry + educate kids on making healthy food choices.

Issue:Poverty

The Elevator Project

By: Sejal Makheja

I am bringing people out of poverty by providing apprenticeships programs, vocational training and a mentor program funded by private + public partnerships which foster a 'pay it forward' approach through my unique elevator model.

Issue:Poverty

Warm Winters

By: corinne Hindes

Warm Winters is an International Movement by youth, changing the lives of the homeless population. We believe that every homeless community member should have access to warm clothing, clean socks and personal care items.

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