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Las Vegas native starts Huffington Post for kids
Published on Tue, Jan 8, 2013 (7 a.m.)BOSTON – With a dollar, a dream and a desire to pay it forward, Las Vegas Native and Boston University law student Brandon Greene announced the launch of a capital campaign for a new website that will bring student voices around the country together in one location. Greene’s Out the Mouth of Babes will be the Huffington Post of student journalism.
Greene hopes to raise $1,000-4,000 in seed money for Babes. Funding will be used to file the necessary paperwork to incorporate and establish a nonprofit, site design and maintenance of Babes’ content management system.
The site’s offerings will be diverse and feature aggregated content and original, multimedia offerings from students around the country.
“Every day, I have conversations about the best ways to educate students and evaluate teachers,” said Greene. “I find myself wondering where the voices of kids are in these conversations. How can we as adults hope to impact students’ lives if we don’t truly know about them?”
Greene plans to cultivate partnerships with professional journalism organizations, media companies, school districts, colleges and universities to connect students with individuals and entities interested in helping students get their stories to the masses.
Greene raised over $1,000 dollars on the first day.
For more information about the capital campaign and Out the Mouths of Babes, visit
About Brandon Greene
Brandon Greene is a Public Interest Scholar and Martin Luther King Social Justice Fellow at Boston University law school. He has worked on education and civil rights issues while serving as a fellow with Education Pioneers and as the Northeastern Regional Attorney General with the National Black Law Students Association. Brandon is a community activist with a background in film and media. His work has been published at Huffington Post, Jack and Jill Politics and The Well Versed. He has produced multimedia pieces for CBS/Max Preps, the Las Vegas Review Journal and others.
About Out the Mouths of Babes
Founded in 2013, Out the Mouths of Babes is the Huffington Post for students. It promotes literacy, critical thinking, writing skills and connects students more deeply with their academic experience while embracing creativity and instilling a love and respect for journalism. The site features aggregated content of interest to and curated by students and original, student-generated content.
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