Posts tagged "summer"

Your Roadmap for the Rest of Summer

Eight to nine months out of the year, we’re mostly just daydreaming about summer. Sure, we get our work done! But from time to time, we slip off to some magically warm place where meetings and classes and to-do lists don’t exist. Still, June inevitably rolls arounds more quickly than we expected, and before we know it, our calendars fill up with auto-pilot activities, just like they do for the...

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9 Ways to Rock the Rest of Your Summer

We’ve all been there: you’re reaching up to finally tear that June page off of your calendar when you have a horrifying realization—it’s already the last day of July. Hold up...WHERE DID THE SUMMER GO?! There’s nothing worse than going back to school without an answer to that classic first-day icebreaker: “So, what’d you do over the summer?” But if the past two months have flown by in a blurry...

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Introducing the Opportunity Youth Roadtrip Team!

This summer, we’ve teamed up with the Schultz Family Foundation and Get Schooled to send three out-of-school and out-of-work youth on a cross-country road trip to discover what the world has to offer. The team will be interviewing inspiring individuals who have also struggled with adversity and overcome it to build lives and careers doing what they love. Meet the Opportunity Youth Roadtrip team: Summer has been looking for a...

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Meet the Being Understood Roadtrip Team!

This summer, we’ve teamed up with Understood.org, the Oak Foundation, and Eye to Eye to send three young people with learning and attention issues on a road trip across the U.S. Many of the big name CEOs, political figures, authors, scientists, athletes, and people we interact with on an everyday basis have learning and attention issues, and they are not only coping, but thriving. These creative and inspiring individuals represent...

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Things We Like To Do in Big Cities

Roadtrip Nation has meandered through most of the major cities in the US, and over the years we’ve accrued a lot of knowledge about where to go/eat/park a 35-foot vehicle. We like to think of ourselves as seasoned veterans of the road; sherpas of the pavement; stewards of turning down the absolute wrong street and stumbling upon an unreasonably delicious slice of pizza. We’ve logged over 10,000 miles on the...

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Design Road-Trippers: Initial Thoughts On Design

Our design road-trippers (Ben, Sofaya, and Martha) have been very busy booking interviews and planning for their trip! This summer, they will be traveling the country and interviewing leading design innovators. We can’t disclose (yet) who the team will be chatting with, but we can say that they’re going to be speaking with some pretty rad folks. In line with the theme of their road trip, we thought it would...

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Share Your Favorite Teacher Story

  It's no doubt that educators rock. That's why our TEACH Roadtrippers will be hitting the road this summer to speak with everyone from teachers to educational policymakers, activists, and beyond. These folks are part of a social justice movement that's reshaping our world! And, since these educators are so awesome, we think they deserve a little recognition. That's why we wanted to share this opportunity with you…   TakePart is...

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Bucket Lists

Hey blogosphere! This week we're talking about bucket lists—the stuff we want to accomplish/see/be/experience most in our lives! What are your biggest goals? What’s the stuff that will fulfill you so that you don’t look back on your life with regret? Our resident chalk expert Ryan drew up this awesome design to help get you brainstorming on the topic. Read More →

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Culture Corner: Meet new Roadtripper Tele’jon!

This summer, our new Roadtripper Tele’jon will join Olivia and Ed to embark on his first ever Roadtrip.    Here’s a chance to get to know Tele’jon before he boards the Green RV. We think you’ll be surprised to find out what he fears the most (hint: it’s slimy) and what he wants to see on the trip. Read More →

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Meet Roadtripper Ed!

  Ed is one of our newest Roadtrippers. He’s from a small town in England, and he’s ready to get off the island and explore. Get to know Ed as he tells us more about his thoughts on the upcoming Roadtrip, what he hopes to get out of it, and the one thing he just can’t leave home without.     Why do you want to go on the Roadtrip?...

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