Tag - leaders of today

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION…YOUTH FILM AWARDS REACH QUEENS

Queens Village, New York, April 30, 2011 – The anticipation was in the air, families gathered around the many tables enjoying an array of pasta and salads, and a projector along with a large screen awaited to tell the stories of impassioned youth. It is the first annual WOO Film Awards, the culmination of an annual innovative program created by nonprofit Windows of Opportunity. One would never know they were walking into the church basement at Hollis Woods Community [...]

Fix the Schools…Fix the World

By Hal Eisenberg Young people of today have the skills and the smarts to handle the world they inherit. But they don’t have the essential confidence in their vision and potential. Without empowerment, they cannot do their best work. This means it’s time to change our schools, change our communities and change our minds. Youth are the Leaders of today…not tomorrow! Let’s get one thing straight. Youth can make a difference and I have been watching and empowering youth do so [...]