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18 07, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Sydnie Cobb

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21CL Alum Sydnie Cobb is a graduate of DeKalb Early College Academy (2018) and currently a student at Harvard University with a concentration in social studies - this summer, she is interning for Georgia Congressman David Scott! Even at a young age, Sydnie has won several leadership awards including 21CL's Georgia Youth Leadership Award (GYLA)

7 03, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Brandi Harrison

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Brandi Harrison, is the Senior Manager of Production Operations and Crewing at Turner, a graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School (1997) and of Brenau University (2001). She is an alumna of 21st Century Leaders and now serves as chairperson of the 21CL Junior Board of Directors. At the Georgia Youth Leadership Awards (GYLA 2019) event

5 12, 2017

New Board Member Danette Johnson

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Interviewed by Jestini Jordan, 21CL Youth Ambassador, Rockdale County High School, Class of 2018 I had the honor of interviewing one of the newest members to the Board of Directors, Ms. Danette Johnson. I had the privilege of meeting Ms. Johnson this past summer at the 21CL's Turner Voices Youth Media Institute and had so much fun interviewing

16 10, 2015

Golf Outing Raises $45,000!

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With 17 corporate teams competing, our 3rd annual golf outing, Leaderboard at East Lake at the beautiful East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta was a phenomenal success! Thank you to our corporate sponsors and business professionals who participated and made this year a sold out event! The financial support of our 18 corporate sponsors enabled us to raise

5 08, 2015

Opening Doors of Opportunity

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Written by Madeline Shepard, Georgia Southern Honors Class of 2019, 21CL Alumni After receiving the news in May that I had been chosen as one of twenty Turner Voices Interns for 2015, I had some mixed emotions. “What if I don’t like my department?” “Do I really want to give up my whole summer?” “I

4 08, 2015

Perfecting My Craft…Pursuing My Passion

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Written by: Maimuna Gassama, St. John’s University Class of 2019, 21CL Alumni This summer I had the honor of interning at CNN Newsource. Having the privilege to participate in Turner Voices internship, a program (through 21CL's partner, Turner Broadcasting System) that gave me direct access to so many people that I look up to was

26 06, 2015

Find Your Voice

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By William Holley, DeKalb Early College Academy, Class of 2016 The second to final day of TVYMI has arrived. We began Thursday, June 25th like any other day with inspiring panels from the great people at Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and Adult Swim. Before we got started, Danette Johnson from Turner opened the day with another amazing and interactive

25 06, 2015

Lights, Camera, NETWORK!

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By Maria Hernandez, Hapeville Charter Career Academy, Class of 2016 We started Wednesday, June 24th off with mornings stretches, which provided me with lots of energy knowing we had a big day head, including salsa dancing. We started our activities as soon as we arrived to the Turner Studios at Techwood and began our day expressing

24 06, 2015

CNN…Go!

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By Maria Hernandez, Hapeville Charter Career Academy, Class of 2016 This morning, on June 23rd, I woke up early and excited to go to the CNN Center. My expectations were beyond met after I came out. I never knew that I will have the opportunity to go "behind the scenes" of what it takes to

23 06, 2015

Careers, Media & More

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By William Holley, DeKalb Early College Academy, Class of 2016 After the first full day, on June 22nd, at the Turner Voices Youth Media Institute, the best word to summarize this amazing day is MINDBLOWING. The day began with a hearty breakfast and progressed at a steady pace after that. We spoke to over 30