Someday You Could Be An Archivist Like Brendan Allen

Someday You Could Be An Archivist Like Brendan Allen

By IndyKids Staff   IndyKids:  How would you describe your job? How long have you been doing it for? Brendan Allen: I’ve been at  Democracy Now! since 2011, and before starting here I worked as an audiovisual archivist for UNICEF, PBS and Black...
Meet IndyKids Reporter: Gigi Kriegsmann

Meet IndyKids Reporter: Gigi Kriegsmann

By Izzy Weitzman, Age 12   Izzy Weitzman: What made you decide to do IndyKids? How do you like it? Gigi Kriegsmann: I decided to do IndyKids because I did a workshop through something called 826NYC. I also really love writing articles for IndyKids. I like that...
Meet the Children Fighting for the Future of Healthcare Laws

Meet the Children Fighting for the Future of Healthcare Laws

By AMZAD ALI, Age 14, and IndyKids Staff   Last June, when Republicans announced efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and slash funding for Medicaid, many families were devastated. That’s when a group of families and friends joined together to create a...
Gerrymander 5K Exposes a Problem of Long Division

Gerrymander 5K Exposes a Problem of Long Division

By Tseday Williams, Kennedy Salley, and Shiloh Giddings, All Age 9   “I’ve never run a race with so many twists and turns,” said an out-of-breath local resident named Matt, after completing the slightly more than five-kilometer Gerrymander 5K...
Poach an Egg, Not a Rhino

Poach an Egg, Not a Rhino

By Esayah Edghill, Age 10, and Xavia Edghill, Age 9   South African rhinos are currently facing the peril of poachers, who desire to kill the creatures and sell the body parts. However, some women in South Africa, called the Black Mambas, are working to stop this...