Women Rise Up

By INDYKIDS STAFF A girl calls for an end to violence against women at the San Francisco One Billion Rising demonstration on February 14, 2013. PHOTO: Drew Altizer Dancers join the One Billion Rising demonstrations in São Paulo, Brazil. PHOTO: Patricia Chammas One...

Piping Up Against the Keystone XL

By OSCAR ASTON, age 10 Protesters at the February 17 demonstration in Washington, DC against the Keystone XL Pipeline. Photo: JOHN DUFFY On February 17, 35,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest the building of an underground pipeline called the Keystone...

Where Did My Fruit Come From?

By MALIK L. SHAH, age 9 Photo: FARMANAC Can the way we eat have an impact on our environment? Would it matter if the food you ate today came from very far away instead of just around the corner? Would it make a difference to our ecosystem if your snack arrived on your...

Fast Food Workers Walk Out

By ZOLA ROSS-GRAY, age 10 A worker at Burger King taking part in the November 29, 2012 fast food workers strike in New York City. Photo: COURTESY OF FAST FOOD FORWARD What is the minimum income you could live on? Workers at fast food chains have to think about this...

You've Got No Mail

Photo: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Starting August 2013, the United States Postal Service will end Saturday delivery. First class mail will only be delivered five days a week. The decision is a result of huge losses, mounting costs and a decline in customers due to the...