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What would you do with a Trillion Dollars?

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) PA Racial Justice Through Human Rights youth group has spent a great deal of time considering this issue. Why a trillion dollars? That is how much was spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Money that was not available to us for domestic needs. 

Black History Month: Creating a History Wall of Logan

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

 

February is Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the hard won victories for civil rights and justice--and reflect on how far we’ve come both as a nation and as a community.

 Please join the Believing All is Possible (BAPS) Youth Leadership Group and the Logan County Improvement League in the creation of…

A History Wall: The Great Journey of Logan

Girls Leadership Grows in Boone County

A new youth leadership program has kicked off at Sherman High School in Boone County, West Virginia.  The eight girls have so far visited Marshall University, learned about media's effect on women through a Miss Representation screening and discussion, established groundrules and goals for the group, and discussed healthy relationships with staff from WV FREE, a statewide reproductive justice organization.

Youth Advocate for Justice in the Prison System

As the West Virginia Economic Justice Project addresses prison overcrowding on a policy level, the Appalachian Center for Equality Youth Leadership Program explores the racial and economic injustices of the prison industrial complex and the impact this has on their lives.

ACE Youth at Marshall University 2012

In November 2012, fifteen students from the Appalachian Center for Equality Youth Leadership Program in Logan, WV visited Marshall University.  While on campus we visited the Center for African American Students (CAAS) where the Director, Mr. Maurice Cooley, told us his personal story of being the first in his family to go to college and how much that has impacted his life and the life of his children.

Youth Culture Day

Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

New American Africans and Unlimited Possibilities will sponsor a free program of fun activities and free food for youth in grades 8 to 12.  The event is part of the "Love Your Neighbor" program.  Held inside in event of rain.  Pre-registration required.

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