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Several times each year, we bring together GripTape youth to spend a weekend designing, iterating, and creating prototypes to help chart the organization's future. In early June, five Youth Leadership Board members and five Challengers met for...

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KnowledgeWorks: Youth Leading Youth and Transforming Education

Guest post by Natasha Taylor, a recent graduate of Delaware State University who sits on the Youth Leadership Board of GripTape. Natasha completed her Bachelor’s of Arts in Mass Communication within three years. GripTape is an organization that lets go. We let go of...

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GripTape Featured on EdSurge

“Dad, I want a narwhal cake for my birthday.” “A narwhal cake?” “Yes, a narwhal cake.” I have a ten year old who knows exactly what he wants. “So you want a cake with a picture of a narwhal on it? The whale with the unicorn horn?” “First of all, there is no evidence...

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Design Day – By Tasha Taylor

Design Day Minnesota. Delaware. Colorado. Maryland. And probably a couple of other states. Young people from across the nation came together in New York to continue some interesting conversation. GripTape asked its current board members and past challengers to...

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Researcher Jennifer Wheary featured on Live Happy

If we are not learning, we are not growing. Mark Murphy knows firsthand that learning changes lives. His conviction is so strong that the former school principal and past Delaware secretary of education founded a nonprofit devoted to helping young adults become...

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Challengers Featured on “Live Happy”

Listen to two former Challengers, Alphina Kamara and Brian Ortega, as they discuss the importance of youth driving their own learning with GripTape Founder Mark Murphy and Live Happy Now Host J.R. Houston...

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GripTape Challenger TEDx talk

Watch former Challenger Alphina Kamara describe her GripTape experiences and why more young people need opportunities to ignite their learning...

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