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Young grant-makers seek teens’ opinions

Eating disorders? Gun violence? Jobs? Drug use? A group of budding grant-makers wants to know what issues area teens consider most important. Members of the Teen Grantmaking Initiative (TGI), a project of the Center for Arab American Philanthropy, met Sunday to weigh what they consider to be most important to young people and how their…

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Center for Arab American Philanthropy Pattern

Planting Roots of Youth Philanthropy

This past Sunday, a group of 20 teens involved in ACCESS ACTS (Active Community Teen Service), a youth community service project sponsored by ACCESS, gathered to launch the Center for Arab American Philanthropy’s own Teen Grantmaking Initiative (TGI). Together, they formed TGI’s mission statement  “to make a difference in our community through grantmaking and community…

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