The Resilience Challenge: Summary

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Thirty pairs of eyes stared back, dumbfounded. “What are carbon emissions?” someone asked. Our journey had begun. At ChangeX Education, we know teens are capable of creating tremendous impact in the world, but that they often struggle to access the resources and opportunities necessary to meet their potential. This is why we ran The Resilience Challenge, a 9-week social impact … Read More

The Resilience Challenge: Class 1

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The Challenge our teens are tackling in this first pilot of The Resilience Challenge curriculum is “How might we reduce carbon emissions while increasing community resilience in the Bay Area.” There were (understandably) many questions when we first introduced this Challenge, so Week 1 of the program was devoted to research around carbon emissions. In only 5 days our students … Read More

The Resilience Challenge: Kickoff

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ChangeMaker Education has partnered with the San Francisco Public Library’s (awesome) new teen space to roll out a curriculum pilot called The Resilience Challenge. The Resilience Challenge is a 10-week social impact competition and bootcamp for people ages 13-24. Participants learn to use technology, design & the startup mindset to tackle the world’s biggest problems, starting right in their own … Read More

Recap: Tech Challenge SF

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Last week we wrapped our first technical pilot for ChangeX and wow did we learn a lot! The best news: participants spent a total of 223 hours building new design and technology skills over the course of the challenge. “The challenge was fun and exciting, and it really pushed me to learn and explore more.” – David The pilot was called … Read More