Entries by Will Farmer

Engaging Youth in the Political Process: John Hancock’s Summer Program Changes the Conversation

“An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people.” – Thomas Jefferson We’ve all seen the alarming statistics about youth disengagement in the political process that are often cited by the national media. For example, in the 2012 U.S. Presidential election, youth voter turnout was among the lowest in the […]

Inspiring Students to Find “The Entrepreneur in You”

An important part of excelling in business is being different was the message delivered to 650 Boston-area high school students at Boston University’s Agganis Arena by local entrepreneur and guest speaker Marcel Angol. Angol is the founder and CEO of Society Original Products, a clothing company that got its start out of the back of […]