Ashoka hosted the 2010 Youth Venture Summit this summer in Miami. It brought together over 100 Youth Venturers and young leaders interested in change as well as the adult allies and professionals who support young changemakers. Here is their report on youth ventures worldwide and a short video featuring their innovative entrepreneurial projects. For more: youthventuresummit.org/
Learn more about Knight Foundation's Technology for Engagement Initiative, funding five projects that use technology to inspire on the ground action. Paula Ellis, vice president for strategic initiatives, and Damian Thorman, national program director, explain why the effort was launched and what has been funded.