New Immigration Policy Could Provide Vital Social Services

By MARISA HIRSCHFIELD, age 11 Young protesters call for an end to raids and deportations at a 2012 rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota. PHOTO: Fibonacci Blue Many undocumented immigrants—people from another country who reside in the United States without the required...

Imagine Peace: Activists Call for an End to Gun Violence

By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 11 Youth participants in NYAGV Education Fund’s Youth Education Program advocate for peace in 2013. PHOTO: States United to Prevent Gun Violence In March 2015, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) participated in a creative approach to...

Obama Talks Testing

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 12, and IndyKids staff In December 2015, President Obama signed into place the Every Student Succeeds Act. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons On December 10, 2015, President Obama released a new education policy called the Every Student Succeeds Act. The...

Native Hawaiians Organize for Self-Governance

By NYLU BERNSHTAYN, age 10 Hawaiian activists protest the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, October 7, 2014. Self-governance could bring Native Hawaiians the power to protect sacred lands such as this. PHOTO: Occupy Hilo/Flickr In November 2015,...

Meet Neave from the United Kingdom

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 PHOTO: Pauline Brown Name: Neave Sian Brown Age: 12 Lives in: London, England Hobbies: Arts and crafts, baking and singing Favorite food: Fish and chips Favorite school subject: Drama What She Wants to Do When She Grows Up: Be a...