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March 5 , 2018 Stacey

Press Release

ADL LAUNCHES STUDENT-LED PROGRAM TO “INNOVATE AGAINST HATE”
Student teams will compete to build best-in-class social marketing campaigns
New York, NY, March 5, 2018 … In response to the challenge of rising hate on college campuses, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has launched a new program challenging students to build, launch and scale a social marketing campaign that will work to counter hate on extremism in campus and society.

February 15 , 2018 Stacey

NESA regional P2P winners named in New Delhi

Thanks to a sponsorship from the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, five universities in India participated in a regional Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism competition throughout the fall 2017 term. After submitting their ideas for how to challenge online hate and extremism in their communities, three teams appealed to an expert panel of judges in the final round of competition, held in New Delhi on January 25, 2018.

February 7 , 2018 Stacey

85 student teams, 35MM impressions and four global winners

On January 30, the fall 2017 Peer to Peer (P2P): Facebook Global Digital Challenge final competition was held in Washington, D.C., at the National Union Building. This program was sponsored by Facebook and managed by EdVenture Partners.
Over the last two to three months, 85 student teams participated in this sixth iteration of the P2P program, competing for the best creative social and digital media campaign to counter hate and extremism…

December 21 , 2017 Stacey

U.S. winners named for Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism fall 2017

Eleven U.S. schools participated in the fall 2017 Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism program, and on December 15, judges announced the winners:
First Place: University of Central Oklahoma
Second Place: University of Rhode Island
Third Place: University of Massachusetts Lowell
All of the participating schools this term were EdVenture Partners (EVP) program veterans, including all three winning schools…

November 15 , 2017 Stacey

Exclusive ad agency internship held for P2P participants

Earlier this year, EdVenture Partners’ Peer to Peer (P2P) program alumni were given an exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to apply for a summer internship at M&C Saatchi London, which prides itself on being the biggest independent creative agency network in the world. “M&C Saatchi was delighted to welcome two alumni from P2P to our team last summer,” said Alex Guittard, Director of Governance at M&C Saatchi London…

October 18 , 2017 Stacey

Blog series on how to achieve success, bring P2P ‘big ideas’ to life (No. 4)

This edition features Olivia “Livia” Hauck, who is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, New York. While at RIT, her P2P team, It’s Time: EX Out Extremism (ExOut), won first place at the Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism spring 2016 finals held at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Since winning first place in her P2P semester, Livia has joined EdVenture Partners as a Program Coordinator…