Creating With a Cause: A week as a Toy Maker

Tick. Tick. Tick. You have three minutes to radically change the way we give and receive gifts. Go! Sounds hard, right? Maybe for an adult. NASA has a test that measures innovative potential - when they administered the test to 1,600 five-year-olds, 98% had scores...

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YCS @Work Intern: My Story and History Ypsilanti

My project researching pictures long ago tied into what my art class at Ypsilanti High School was doing in a way. After the election, a lot of emotions were going threw my head I was scared, disappointed and angry with the older generation. I wasn’t the only one feeling overwhelmed about this. Ms. Settles could tell how we were feeling because she felt the same way. She helped so many kids by just giving them a piece of paper and letting the students put their emotions on it. A lot students felt like there was some thing more we could do. So thus the silent peace march began. [Edited for summary]

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FLY Kid Hackathon

This summer FLY hosted its first Kid-Powered Hackathon in partnership with global corporation, Isobar. The goal of the two-day weekend workshop was simple: to empower the next generation to make great things happen—for themselves, for the community and the world....

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