BLTN NextGen

What’s the Story?: Teaching Skills for Social Change

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

by Tim O’Leary BLSE 2016 Co-Director, What’s the Story? the Vermont Young People Social Action Team Technology Innovation Specialist Shelburne Community School Shelburne, VT We are thrilled to be immersed in another year of a free Bread Loaf program for middle and high school youth across Vermont: What’s the Story? The Vermont Young People Social

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BLTN NextGen: A Youth Social Action Movement

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

The Next Generation Leadership Network (BLTN NextGen) is a collaboration between Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English (BLSE) and Ivan Allen College at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Working with underserved youth in six sites across the United States, the network is currently funded by the Ford Foundation. The network seriously engages the question:

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Defying Perceived Limitations: Lessons from a BLTN NextGen Internship

Feb 11th, 2019 | By

Dewight Leupp 2018 BLTN NextGen Summer Intern University of New Mexico The capacity and willingness to learn is great among my generation.  I know we can influence the next generation to be agents of change. I had a chance to build and test this theory this summer as an intern for the BLTN Next Generation

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“South”: A Poem by Jaden Redhair

Jan 19th, 2018 | By

Since 2014, the Bread Loaf Teacher Network (BLTN) has partnered with the Navajo Nation and Partners in Health to provide writing and mentorship opportunities for the Navajo Community Health Outreach Program. As writing mentors, BLTN members have provided writing workshops for the NCHO Youth Leadership Program where we combine, creative, analytical, and reflective writing to

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BLTN NextGen Leadership Network Launched

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

“Let’s think for a moment . . . What are we doing here? We are vivid and unbridled thinkers with innovative ideas and passions. So, we must be here to create something? Establish a network of some fashion? Maybe we are here to build a social network, a beautiful machine with cranks and levers engineered

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Andover Bread Loaf Newsletter Features NextGen Youth

Jan 16th, 2018 | By

Andover Bread Loaf Director Lou Bernieri has the lead in the 2017 Fall Newsletter with “ABL Youth Fortify Next Generation Leadership Network.” Click on the image at left to peruse the newsletter.



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