Thursday AM News: Big ideas, Violent threat, Using volunteer skill, Filling the void

Big ideas from young mind Tribune
Young people should read newspapers and open history books and harness that knowledge to help end world conflicts such as the Darfur genocide in Sudan, says 15-year-old Elliot Stoller.

Student Arrested for Violent Threat WBEZ
An eighteen-year-old in the northwest suburbs has been arrested for writing threatening graffiti in a bathroom at his high school.

Volunteer skills to help students Sun-Times
Despite the high value that nonprofits and their supporters place on workplace skills, research shows neither nonprofits nor supporters is capitalizing on those skills for the greater good.

Communities grapple to fill void after advocacy group shuts down Austin Weekly News
The closing in February of a citywide advocacy group has left many grassroots community organizations without a vehicle to navigate the often-complicated world of public policy issues.

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