Emily Yu Blog Posts

Jul
07
2014
MCON14, the Millennial Engagement Conference hosted by Achieve and sponsored by the Case Foundation, reached a new milestone this month with the completion of a two-day convening in Chicago that continues to shape the social sector’s understanding...
Jun
12
2014
The Case Foundation is a proud sponsor of MCON14
The Case Foundation invites you to join us at MCON14—a special convening on Millennial engagement—June 18 and 19, 2014, in Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Together, we’ll explore how this fearless generation is redefining issues in our...
Jan
06
2014
Running Shoes, courtesy of doviende
With the new year comes exciting new challenges and opportunities. Many of us will choose to tackle those possibilities by making a resolution (or two, or three…) as we ring in 2014. Some of the more popular resolutions you might make this year...
Nov
20
2013
To celebrate the start of the Back to School season, the Case Foundation teamed up with the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) to honor fearless role models through a community engagement campaign built around Instagram video. We...
Jul
31
2013
MCON13
This past July, more than 10,000 young adults, thought leaders, and philanthropists joined us in person and online for the Millennial Impact Conference (MCON13) – a conference hosted by Achieve, the Case Foundation, and the Buckingham Foundation,...
Jul
19
2013
Millennials as a generation represent many different things to many different people. Attributes like “egotistical,” “tech savvy,” and “educated” are all characteristics commonly used to describe this generation that is 80 million strong. Today, I...
Apr
29
2011
Today, thousands of people in the South are trying to recover from one of the deadliest series of tornado strikes in recent US history. More than 170 tornadoes were reported in one night and as of this morning news sources report that at least 298...
Apr
07
2011
The Points of Light Institute (POLI) tribute that took place on March 21, 2011, and was later aired on NBC inspired thousands of people to become engaged in service to not only empower their communities and better their own lives, but also to unify...
Mar
28
2011
Through current events around the world, we have seen firsthand how technology is influencing and bringing forth positive changes. Whether it is being used to rally people to action in Egypt or to help raise funds and awareness for relief efforts in...
Mar
22
2011
The Points of Light Institute Tribute was an unprecedented event held at the Kennedy Center on March 21, 2011, to honor President and Mrs. George H. W. Bush for their leadership in founding and advancing the modern-day voluntary service movement,...
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