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Teen who grew up in homeless shelters earns full ride to Harvard University

  By Abigail Hess A total of 39,506 people applied for a spot in Harvard University’sundergraduate class of 2021, and just 2,037 were accepted — that’s an acceptance rate of

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Youth Journalism Program

  Hello Rochester and Community, I first want to thank GOD for guiding me in the right direction. Secondly, want to thank my team. If it was not for the

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6 Tools to Help Fight College Freshman Depression

  The start of college comes with expectation and excitement, but it also can trigger depression Making the leap from high school to college is a big deal, no matter


Youth Journalism Program

    L.Y.F.E. Multimedia Group (Our Voice-The Magazine) has developed a program to help students with literacy development that is dependent on the interconnection between reading and writing. One of

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Local youth attend Youth Summit to fight against Big Tobacco

Rochester, NY July 18th-20th Pittsford Mendon- Lauren Cybul, Katie Mullin and Miranda Albarran, Pittsford Mendon- Max Serling, Rush-Henrietta- Nicole Shuboney, and Eastridge High School- Giavani Morrocco, local leaders in the statewide fight to


High School internship leads inner city youths to success

By Alex Dean, Corporate Communications Intern at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield   Ahmad Collier, a 2017 graduate from the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men in Rochester, was raised by

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Mr. Kala Gause, President and CEO of Beyond Athletics Scouting

When we ALL work together Our Voice Becomes ONE Voice! An analysis of 68 after school studies found that students participating in high-quality after school programs went to school more,

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Young Entrepreneurs Combine Web Savvy, African Tradition

By Kiersten Willis High-fashion swimsuits should be readily accessible to all women, and a young fashionista and her serial entrepreneur brother have set out to make that happen with Kente

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Local Youth Will Demonstrate In Toronto on April 1

The number one rule on April Fools’ Day is: Don’t trust anything you see or hear. That will be impossible for citizens and visitors around movie theatres in downtown Toronto


Student Profile: Linmarie Serrano

    Name: Linmarie Serrano Age: 18 School: School of the Arts Grade Point Average: 2.8 Dreams and Goals: Study Criminal Justice Hobbies: Going to the recreation center/helping others Proudest

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50 summer internship positions available at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has about 50 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in upstate New York. Summer internship positions include jobs in finance,

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Youth Profile: Maria Morales

Name: Maria Morales Age: 17 Siblings: Three brothers Grade Point Average: 4.0 Awards/Scholarships: Susan B. Anthony Award/Robert Wesley College/ Dreams and Goals: Being an FBI Agent/Being a Leader/Helping others Hobbies:

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Looking For a Mentor: Perfect Match

  By Kenny F. Jean There’s a saying if you want to know how to be a millionaire, take one to lunch. Finding a business mentor or coach who has

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Why Black Youth Need Positive Black Images

Anti-black bias is still prevalent in our society, particularly in mainstream media. Parents can counter the negative effects of this social ill by exposing their children to positive representations of

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Charter Schools: Lack of Oversight and Accountability

By David Love Harlem Success Academy 5   This comes as the Black Lives Matter movement weighs in on the issue of education. The Movement for Black Lives issued a