Gender Bias in Video Games

By URSZULA SOLARZ, age 11 Twelve-year-old Madeline Messer demands that video game companies get rid of the gender bias that fills their games. PHOTO: getshocked/Flickr Imagine scrolling through the characters of a video game and finding out that the majority of the...

What Does It Take to Serve Up Food Justice?

By URBAN LEADERS ACADEMY GIRLS FOR GENDER EQUITY Food justice is at work as this farmers’ market brings fresh fruits and vegetables to New York City. PHOTO: blese/Flickr Food security means that a family can find and afford nutritious food in their neighborhood....

On Beauty

By ADEDAYO PERKOVICH, age 11 Rick Giudotti photographs Jayne, who has a condition called albinism. PHOTO: On Beauty Former fashion photographer Rick Giudotti sees beauty in everyone. “We want to give people another way to see difference…to embrace it,” he...

Meet Andon from Sweden

By UMA CANTONE, age 10 Name: Andon Edman Age: 9 Lives in: Sweden in a house in a big forest with lots of rocks and oak trees Siblings: Three. Their names are Timja, Coston and Balla Languages spoken: Swedish and English Favorite food: Stewed macaroni with meatballs...