TakingITGlobal - Inspire. Inform. Involve. July 27 - Aug 2, 2008
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Here's a quick update on what was "Hot and Happening" at TakingITGlobal.org this week:

Dialogue with Canada's Governor General at the World Youth Congress 2008
If you could communicate with a prominent world leader, what would you ask? Now is your chance! During the World Youth Congress 2008, TakingITGlobal along with Citizens Voices and Apathy is Boring will be hosting a Live Chat with Michaëlle Jean, the current Governor General of Canada. On August 13th, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (Eastern), log onto http://www.wyc2008.qc.ca/ggdialoguesjeunesse/ and voice your opinions and ask questions!

World Youth Congress: Virtual Congress!
Can't come to the World Youth Congress 2008 in Quebec City? Don't be disappointed - you can still participate! Visit the Virtual Congress, where you can get involved in a number of ways! The World Youth Virtual Congress space will be a place where you can keep up-to-date with what is happening throughout the 4th World Youth Congress in Quebec City. You will be able to watch webcasts, join live chat sessions, contribute blogs, see photos, ask questions, and much more!

Issues: Indigenous Rights
August 9th marks the International Day of the World's Indigenous People. To celebrate this occasion, TakingITGlobal's issue page for the month of August features Indigenous Peoples Rights. To learn more, visit the issue page which has been updated with new resources, members' stories, blogs, and interesting events!

Panorama: Breaking the Barrier: The Importance of Sex Education for Adolescents
Youth and Sexuality was one of the topics TIG highlighted in the month of July, and it certainly didn't go unnoticed! TIG member CHIDIEBERE from Australia submitted a compelling story on the importance of sex education for young people, particularly in regions where sex still remains a taboo. Read about youth and sexuality and contribute a story based on your own experience and perspective!

The Digital Divide Network
Did you know TakingITGlobal operates the Digital Divide Network, the Internet's largest community for educators, activists, policy makers and concerned citizens working to bridge the digital divide? Visit the website and let us know what you think!

TIGTips: Your reading list
Do you enjoy Reading? Let other TakingITGlobal members know what books interest you and what you have read by adding them to your profile, then discussing or blogging about them!

We wish you a wonderful weekend!

- Incia, Jennifer, Nick, Kirsten and the entire TakingITGlobal.org Team!
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