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World Council Seeks Young Credit Union Leaders for International Scholarship Program

World Council of Credit Unions

World Council of Credit Unions is calling for nominations to World Council's Young Credit Union People (WYCUP) scholarship program, an international networking and educational opportunity for promising credit union leaders. The nomination deadline is June 3, 2013. The program and awards ceremony will take place at the 2013 World Credit Union Conference in Ottawa, Canada, July 14–17, 2013.

UN-Habitat launches call for Urban Youth Fund applications


This fund promotes the poverty reduction aims of Millennium Development Goals and the Habitat Agenda for better, more sustainable and equitable towns and cities throughout the developing world. It provides grants of up to $25,000 for new ideas and solutions for job creation, good governance, adequate shelter and secure tenure.

JobRaising Challenge 2013

The Huffington Post, Skoll Foundation, Crowdrise, McKinsey & Company

On January 21st, 74 finalists were selected for the nationwide JobRaising Challenge, an innovative competition to help job-creating nonprofits raise money and publicity. The Skoll Foundation, The Huffington Post, CrowdRaise, and knowledge partner McKinsey & Company have selected these organizations as the most innovative, feasible, and scalable candidates from hundreds of applicants representing 31 states and 110 cities across America!  The groups will compete to see how much they can raise via the CrowdRise platform. The top three finalists will receive part of the $250,000 prize.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Launches the Startup Youth Initiative

U.S. Department of State

In support of the Administration’s ongoing commitment to foster innovation and global entrepreneurship, the Secretary launched the Office of Global Youth Issues’ Startup Youth Initiative on December 12, 2012. The Startup Youth Initiative will provide entrepreneurship programs and events in conjunction with the private sector to facilitate opportunities for young entrepreneurs to actualize their ideas, helping promote individual prosperity, job creation and economic growth in communities worldwide.

Opportunity Collaboration Cordes Fellowship

Opportunity Collaboration

Cordes Fellowships provide exceptional social entrepreneurs engaged in poverty alleviation and economic justice enterprises the opportunity to participate in the Opportunity Collaboration.  The purpose of the Cordes Fellowship program is to (a) open doors, minds and networks for emerging social entrepreneurs and nonprofit executives, (b) enrich the Opportunity Collaboration with new, emerging leaders and (c) infuse the collaborative discussions with a diversity of perspectives.

Time Change: Launch of USAID Youth Policy

USAID, The Alliance for International Youth Development (USAID)

A Message from USAID & The Alliance for International Youth Development (AIYD) :

Dear Attendee,

Due to an unforeseen conflict with USAID Deputy Administrator Don Steinberg's schedule, the start and end time for this Thursday's event has been adjusted. Please note the new time: 11:30 am - 1 pm (coffee, arrival at 11:00 am). 

Video Vignettes Illustrate ‘Soft Skills’ all Young Workers Need, Says U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy.

U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy

Youth services programs, educators and others helping young job seekers prepare for employment are encouraged to view, display, share and lead discussions about the videos, which aim to help all youth, including those with disabilities, develop and strengthen six essential skills needed to succeed in today's workforce: communication, networking, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking, and professionalism. 

YEN Marketplace announces "Ask an Entrepreneur" Webinar Series

YEN Marketplace

YEN is launching the "Ask an Entrepreneur" webinar series aimed at young people who are starting up or are thinking about starting a business. It is a chance to speak with a phenomenal line up of young entrepreneurs who have built successful companies and have valuable experiences to share. Over the next 5 weeks, every Wednesday at 09:00 EST, we will showcase one young entrepreneur who will focus on a particular theme.

Press Release: USAID Launches New Policy on Youth in Development


WASHINGTON, DC – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the release of USAID’s Policy on Youth in Development, the first Agency-wide guidance to recognize young people as a driving force in global development and promote youth participation as partners and leaders. The policy’s guiding principles support USAID’s efforts to mainstream youth in development, carry out effective programs, and elevate youth participation throughout the world.

Press Release: International youth development community applauds USAID’s new Policy for Youth In Development

Alliance for International Youth Development (AIYD)

WASHINGTON (November 1, 2012) – The Alliance for International Youth Development (AIYD) today welcomes the launch of USAID’s first-ever Policy for Youth In Development as a timely and important demonstration of USAID’s commitment to an historic cohort of young people worldwide.


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