Words have power to cause harm from a single comment. The use of certain words by a society over time can also cause deep pain and even contribute to existing prejudice.
Month: January 2014
Supertyphoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on November 8, 2013. Three days later, representatives from all over the world gathered in Warsaw, Poland at the 19th Annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
California is the first state to pass a law that gives transgender students the right to get involved in all school activities and to choose the bathroom they want to use.
Photojournalist Donna DeCesare’s newly released bilingual book, Unsettled/Desasosiego: Children in a World of Gangs, uses photography to capture lives caught up in gang violence.
On November 2, 2013, Renisha McBride, a 19-year-old African American woman, was killed by 54-year-old homeowner Theodore Wafer after she knocked on his door in a suburb of Detroit.
Check out Cristina’s latest cartoon!
Read the January/February 2014 issue of IndyKids to solve the clues and complete the crossword puzzle!
Through photography, kids and teenagers are finding a new way to document and experience their own lives and communities.
Roadkill claims the lives of an estimated one million wild animals every day in the United States. Wildlife crossings are special bridges and tunnels that go over and under highways allowing animals to safely cross to the other side.
Sylvia & Aki, by Winifred Conkling, takes place in California and Arizona during WWII (1941-1945). It is based on the lives of two real children, Aki Munemitsu and Sylvia Mendez.